School: An Corr Dubh (roll number 14339)

Corduff, Co. Leitrim
Pádraig Mac Giolla'n Átha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0227, Page 039

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0227, Page 039

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    in some far off town and later made them at home. Clogs are worn and made locally up to the present day; they are made by handy men such as carpenters and farmers. Leather was not known to be made in this district for clogs or shoes. The leather used by the shoemaker that is steeped in water is good for a horse with a sore breast, that the harness would strip under a saddle or collar.
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  2. In former times people did not wear shoes until they were ten and twelve years.
    Children at the present time go barefoot in Summer. The people in olden times never washed their feet in warm water, they always washed them in a river or pond. People never
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    1. objects
      1. clothing and accessories (~2,403)
        1. shoes (~1,841)
    John Doorigan
    Gortnacamdarragh, Co. Leitrim