Ned Finn and Bobby English – Memories of Farming and Country life from Co. Wexford

Ned Finn and Bobby English – Memories of farming and country life from Co. Wexford.

Recorded by Michael Fortune in Grantstown Day Centre, Grantstown, Co. Wexford on the 8th of April 2024.

This recording was made as part of a folklore collection recorded and
produced by Michael with the support of the Grantstown Day Care
Centre and the Arts Department of Wexford County Council
under their Creative Communities Scheme.

List of Contents:

Traan Water
No work on Sunday
People took the word of the priest
Lent and dances in the diocese of Ferns
Roasted herring
“In the name of God, we’ll make a start” – When starting a new job.
Story about using binder and training a sulky horse.
Bobby’s mother saying a prayer and wishing luck
Credit to : Michael Fortune (

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