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 teams of Biddy Boys. They are in dfisguise often and the leaders where the traditional straw conocal hat.
BIDDY BOYS EIRE SOUTHERN 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 teams of Biddy Boys. They are in dfisguise often and the leaders where the traditional straw conocal hat.

Filename: BIDDY BOYS CONICAL TRADITIONAL STRAW HAT ST BRIDGID'S DAY FEBRUARY 1970S KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 13 May 2011
Location: KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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