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Lifetimes - Folklore from Kerry

An Collection of Folklore Stories from County Kerry

Lifetimes - Folklore from Kerry

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Published: September 2007

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John Joe Kavanagh's father, Sean, owned a shop and a dance hall in the village of Boolteens - 'the Mall' as it is known - between Castlemaine and Inch. "In those days it was all day-dancing, you would get in for tuppence, there was nothing after dark, night-time dancing came many years later. We had to supply the music ourselves, there was no such thing as hiring bands, we had a melodeon, drums, and then different musicians came from around the parish to play a few 'sets' and waltzes and that more ...

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