Getting Married

Castlehacket, Co. Galway

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’,

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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