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BIDDY BOYS 1970S IRELAND

Biddy Boys in Killorglin celebrating the Celtic Saint Brigit or Brig, who was a goddess of pre-Christian Ireland. February 2nd is her Saints Day. Two young Biddy Boys - brother and sister, wearing the traditional headdress, and carrying a child's doll dressed as a Biddy. The boys has ab accordion over his shoulder. They are walking from one country cottage to another. Killorglin, County Kerry, Eire, Southern Ireland circa 2nd February 1972.
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Biddy Boys 1970s. Killorglin Co Kerry Ireland.
Biddy Boys in Killorglin celebrating the Celtic Saint Brigit or Brig, who was a goddess of pre-Christian Ireland. February 2nd is her Saints Day. Two young Biddy Boys - brother and sister, wearing the traditional headdress, and carrying a child's doll dressed as a Biddy. The boys has ab accordion over his shoulder. They are walking from one country cottage to another. Killorglin, County Kerry, Eire, Southern Ireland circa 2nd February 1972.

Filename: 1970s rural west coast ireland biddy boys children taking part visit country homes Eire Co Kerry 7 .jpg
Size: 5197x3398 / 11.6MB
From gallery: BIDDY BOYS 1970S IRELAND
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 13 May 2011
Location: KILLORGLIN CO KERRY IRELAND
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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