School: Gort na Léime (roll number 13012)

Gortaleam, Co. Galway
Pádhraic Ó Corcoráin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0038, Page 0208

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  1. The people of long ago made their own lights, and it was a very easy way to make it. They used to get the rushes in mountain fields or bogs and when they were not able to go to the bog they would get them in the fields. They used to have them by the fire to season as they would be too soft to light.
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