After the couple come from getting married and go into the house, some of the bride’s friends breaks the wedding cake over the bride’s head. Most weddings involve a large feast that lasts late into the night. All the people of the village are invited.
Collector: Annie O’Dowde, Cluidrevagh, Co. Galway
Informant: Mary Burke
Place: Castlehacket, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie