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 paraded through the street by Biddy Boys, receiving the effigy in to your home in considered lucky.
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 paraded through the street by Biddy Boys, receiving the effigy in to your home in considered lucky.

Filename: BIDDY BOYS EFFIGY DOLL of ST BRIDGIT'S DAY FEBRUARY 1970S KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND 2 .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 13 May 2011
Location: KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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