School: Baile an Daingin (C.) (roll number 4828)

Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Máire de Staic

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 623

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When the people used make a churning long ago they used always put a coal under the churn and shake a grain of salt over it as they say that (that) would keep the butter. If any stranger came into the house he should strike a blow on it so that he would not bring the butter . When the churning would be made the head of the house would always get a mug of butter first.
Mrs Fahey. Killeen Age 53
Puils name Kathleen Fahey

If a person found it hard to make a churning she used get a horse shoe and