School: St Bridget's (roll number 13854)

Location:
Doire Mhór, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Teacher:
Máire Uí hOistín
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  1. My grandfather was eighteen years before he started wearing shoes. All the boys used go to the fairs in their feet.
    The girls who used be working out in the fields used wear troightins.
    When the men and women used be going to town they used not put on their shoes until they would be near the town The Shoemakers lived in Westport. Shoemaking was a tradition in some of the shoemakers families
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    Topics
    1. earraí
      1. éadaí agus suaitheantais (~2,403)
        1. bróga (~1,841)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Seán Máirtín Caoigín Ó hOistín
    Gender
    Male
    Informant
    Ted Hastings
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Doire Mhór, Co. Mhaigh Eo