School: Baile an Daingin (B) (roll number 1676)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Séamus P. Ó Gríobhtha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 724

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There was a thickening mill in Milltown. The thickening miss was very useful to the people in Milltown and Ballidine.

There were two dish makers named Fahy's living about a quarter of a mile on the Irishtown road. They are dead now about thirty years. They used to work in a square hole out in the fields called a saw pit. One of them used to stay on top cutting timber. The otherman used to be making the dishes.
They used to be made from beech timber. It used to be cut into square blocks with a knife. They used to take out the center first. The next part that used to be taken out was a joggler The next part that used to be taken out were dishes. They used to keep scooping the block until it was

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Collector
Louis Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Address
Branraduff, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Age
49
Address
Branraduff, Co. Mayo
Language
English