Legend has it that one of its residents a Richard Joyce was kidnapped while out fishing, by Moorish pirates and returned to Tunisia. In 1670 he was released when King William III came to the throne and concluded an understanding whereby all his subjects who where held captive were permitted to return to their houses. But all unnecessarily Richard was returning to his one true Irish love back in Claddagh. The wedding and the events leading in to the function are drenched in traditional customs. Here's tons more news about party chair covers. Selecting the month and day of a bride's marriage were thought about as one of the most vital calls. When Feb birds do chum, you married nor fear your destiny. If you married when March winds blow, joy and sorrow both you can know. Whoever married in Aug be, many a change is bound to see. Marry in Sep's shrine, your living will be rich and fine. Summer commenced in May with the holiday of Baltane, which was celebrated with out of doors orgies. It was considered an unsuited month to start wedded life. In the Victorian Time , this recommendation was taken more seriously than it is today. It was assumed that getting wed in June would bring wealth and contentment to the newlyweds. Summer in total was regarded as a good time to wed because of the sun's organisation with fertility.