School: Scoil Sheosaimh Ntha (Cailíní)

Location:
Gleann na Madadh, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Úna, Bean Uí Threasaigh
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 318

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 318

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    jumpers, and skirts. This spinning is done with a larger wheel than the "Flax Wheel". There are four of these wheels in this village and one "Flax Wheel".
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. There are six tailors in this locality. They sow in their own homes. They have no cloth in their own homes, but they have patterns you can select from, and they send away for the cloth. There is an old saying that "A tailor is half a man." There implements he uses are, a square, thimble, sewing-machine, chalk, and needles.
    Nowadays they do not make shirts in their own
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    Topics
    1. earraí
      1. éadaí agus suaitheantais (~2,403)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Una Keaveny
    Gender
    Female
    Informant
    Mrs Keaveny
    Gender
    Female
    Address
    Cluain Con Thiar, Co. na Gaillimhe