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

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

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sally rod. When a bird would stand on the sally rod the trigger would jump up and the cradle bird would fall down. The bird would be caught and he could not get out.

First he would get a big button and a yard of spool thread. He would put each end of the thread in two holes of the button and he would knot the two ends of the thread. He would put one finger in each end and the button would be in the middle. He would twist it well. Then he would draw it in and out and it would make a sort of a buz.

Collector
James Kivneen
Gender
male
Address
Lugalisheen South, Co. Mayo
Informant
Thomas Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Age
71
Address
Lugalisheen South, Co. Mayo
Language
English