School: Cill Cruain (C) (roll number 11187)

Location:
An Baile Glas Theas, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teachers:
Brighid Ní Náradaigh Cáit Bean Uí Standúin
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    owners of these mills going about from house to house gathering as much urin as was necessary for the mills. While out on this journey they used to wear a "báneen made from flannel so they could be easily distinguished anywhere.
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  2. Mr.Luke Boyle Turla was a great weaver. This is how he used to weave. When the wool was washed it had to be spun and dyed. The latter was done by putting the wool in a big pot of water over the fire to boil with a certain colour called "chip logwood". This was boiled with the wool if it were needed to be brown. If black were needed a mixture called "copperas" was added and boiled for a certain length of time. This when dried was carded and spun and woven. First the thread is put on the look half is woven as a warp and the other as wist. The latter was used for stockings and the other for blankets. part of the thread was
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    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
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    Language
    English
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    Eileen Ryan
    Gender
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