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GaillimhStephen Hynes (53 years) Castlegar, Galway told me how candles were made. He saw his grandmother making them when he was young.Candle-makingMany years ago candle-making was very common throughout Ireland. This is how candles were made.First they used to pull some rushes and take the skin off them except a small bit to keep the stalk strong. They used to dip this in oil and leave it in a cool place to get very hard. When it was very hard they (to) put it in a candle stick and then it was ready for lighting. It would keep lighting for half an hour. They sold those for twelve a penny. They had to make(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)Tras-scríofa ag duine dár meitheal tras-scríbhneoirí deonacha.