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

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

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Bread

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0097, Page 7

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They used to make many kinds of bread in the old days. Some people used to grind the the corn at home. They had two round stones one left on top of the other for that purpose. There was a handle on the top stone so as that it could be twisted around. There was a hole in the middle of the top stone to put the corn through it. They used to have a table with a hole in it also. They used to leave the two stones over the hole. When a person used to be grinding he used to keep putting corn into the hole with one hand and used to keep twisting

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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