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Posted By: The Sandman
12-Sep-10 - 08:41 AM
Thread Name: Child Ballads survived in oral trad.
Subject: RE: Child Ballads survived in oral trad.
the photograph in the Cranitch book is village dancing ventry 1890, courtesy of collection of ireland.
i also have a friend [a dubliner] who did maypole dancing when he was a boy in ireland,that would be 65 years ago, maypole dancing is not normally done in a house, Jim.