Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin  Co Kerry Ireland. February 2nd festival to celebrate the Celtic Saint Bridgid. A doll - St Bridgid - is taken from house to house by young Biddy Boys who bring good luck and good fortune to the household.
Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin Co Kerry Ireland.
Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin Co Kerry Ireland. February 2nd festival to celebrate the Celtic Saint Bridgid. A doll - St Bridgid - is taken from house to house by young Biddy Boys who bring good luck and good fortune to the household.

Filename: CHILDREN KIDS 1970S CHILDHOOD RURAL WEST COAST IRELAND EIRE TAKING PART COUNTRY CUSTOMS BIDDY BOYS 15 .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 13 May 2011
Location: KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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