Flowers on doorstep, May Day Fire

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Arklow Co Wicklow

By Jimmy Myler

About this custom

Flowers on the doorsteps is common with older Arklow families. Non-Arklow people are often surprised by this.

May Fire happens on first of May, years ago it was burning May-bush' (Furze) nowadays they will burn anything

Where does this take place?

Arklow Co Wicklow

 

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