[Seán Ó Laoi agus a chlann, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe.] - UCD Digital Library

Seán Ó Laoi agus a chlann, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe.

In collection Folklore Photograph Collection

Origin information
An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe (Éire) / Carrowroe, Co. Galway (Ireland) : Coimisiún Béaloideasa Éireann (CBÉ) / Irish Folklore Commission - Copyright
Date created:
Type of resource
still image
Physical description
1 photograph (image/tiff) — Digital origin: reformatted digital — Reformating quality: preservation
Note
148 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Negative is soft.
Note
Small boys used to wear skirts in many parts of Ireland until about fifty years ago. There have been many theories advanced for the origin of this tradition, such as protection against evil spirits, but is seems likely that the reason was primarily practical.
Languages
English  
Genre
Photograph
Subject
Carrowroe (Galway, Ireland)
Oral Literature
Informants
Storytelling--Ireland
Location
UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics. National Folklore Collection UCD. Folklore Photograph Collection. M003.01.00482
Note
148 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Negative is soft.
Note
Small boys used to wear skirts in many parts of Ireland until about fifty years ago. There have been many theories advanced for the origin of this tradition, such as protection against evil spirits, but is seems likely that the reason was primarily practical.

Record source
Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin — Record identifier: uri:info:fedora/ivrla:10393

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Copyright of the original resource: © University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Dublin. Copyright and reproduction rights for all items in this collection are held by University College Dublin and administered by the National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin, Newman Building, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.