School: Manulla (roll number 14544)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0095, Page 230

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changed to Malone. He was buried in Ballintubber and over his grave grew a tree. One branch of the tree turned down and grew downwards towards his grave. That was a sign that he was a wethered man and that he had no faith.

Long ago the people used to go up to the mountain and pull heather then they would boil it and wash the clothes in it and that was purple dye. To make a yellow dye they used to pick the yellow flower off the furs and boil it and wash the clothes in it. To make a brown dye they used to get moss off the banks and boil it and

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Collector
Paddy Keher
Gender
male
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Keher
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Language
English