Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin  Co Kerry Ireland. February 2nd festival to celebrate the Celtic Saint Bridgid. A large doll and effegiecy of St Bridgid is taken from house to house, Money is either given to the Biddy Boys or a pin- safty pin- is fixed to rge dill as a symbol of good luck.
BIDDY BOYS EIRE SOUTHERN IRELAND
Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin Co Kerry Ireland. February 2nd festival to celebrate the Celtic Saint Bridgid. A large doll and effegiecy of St Bridgid is taken from house to house, Money is either given to the Biddy Boys or a pin- safty pin- is fixed to rge dill as a symbol of good luck.

Filename: BIDDY BOYS DOLL TRADITIONAL CONICAL STRAW HATS PRIVATE HOME FEBRUARY IRISH RURAL LIFE 1970S IRELAND 10 .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 13 May 2011
Location: KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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