School: Gleann an Chairthe (roll number 13345)

Location:
Gleann an Chairthe, Co. Liatroma
Teacher:
Seán Mag Ualghairg
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0193, Page 218

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    cows tied in it and we have one cow tied in a brye on the barr.
    The brye is facing north. The door is paint red. There is a sink in the brye in from the door. On either side of it there is a stand. In the winter the cows are tied by the neck with spancials. The stakes are tied to the raval tree with ropes. Father makes the spancials in the beginning of winter out of a rope. On may morning may flowers are thrown in the brye to bring luck to it.
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  2. We have no churn but we churn in a creamery can out of timber. It is round and there is a hole in the middle of it. There is a handle on the lid for lifting it up.
    We keep the milk of four cows on saturday night and sunday morning for churning. We gather the milk in the milk pans. They are crockey. When the milk is thick and sour it is put into the creamery can The churn dash is put into the milk
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    Topics
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
        1. talmhaíocht (~2,659)
          1. im agus cuigne (~3,280)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Margaret Mary Gilligan
    Gender
    Female
    Age
    13
    Address
    Fíonach, Co. Liatroma
    Informant
    James Gilligan
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    50
    Occupation
    Feirmeoir
    Address
    Fíonach, Co. Liatroma