School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

Location:
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Seán Mac an Adhastair

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 219

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First of all my father threshes the wheat and leaves it in a corner of the barn out of the way. He sharpens a knife and goes through the wood searching for rods and when he comes to a corner where there are a lot of rod's and he sits down and starts pointing them. When he has enough pointed he puts them in a rope and brings them home on his back. He gets the ladder and three bundles of straw and two bundles of pointed rod's [sic] and the mallet and he puts the ladder up against the house and pulls down the old straw and he puts up a streak of new straw then. When he has the streak up he gets the bobbins and a long piece of a stick and he

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Collector
Eward Lavin
Gender
male
Address
Rathredmond, Co. Mayo
Informant
Micheal Lavin
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Rathredmond, Co. Mayo
Language
English