Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin, Co Kerry Ireland. February 2nd festival to celebrate the Celtic Saint Bridgid. Two young Biddy Boys - broter and sister - walking from house to house wearing the traditional straw conical hat collecting money.
Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin Co Kerry Ireland.
Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin, Co Kerry Ireland. February 2nd festival to celebrate the Celtic Saint Bridgid. Two young Biddy Boys - broter and sister - walking from house to house wearing the traditional straw conical hat collecting money.

Filename: 1970s rural west coast ireland biddy boys children taking part visit country homes Eire Co Kerry 7 .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 13 May 2011
Location: KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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