School: Sruth Nua

Location:
Ardnacally, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Tomás de Brún

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0104, Page 425

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on the wall with hinges and one foot to keep it firm when they would be eating.
Some of the people had "schibo" made of sally.
The people used eat hardly any meat atall. It was all fresh meat. There was hardly any salt meat. Sometimes they used to kill a sheep or a lamb or some foul.
They had no food for certain days for they were too poor and they could not afford it. Most of the old people remember when tea started first. When tea started first people used only buy an ounce until they got used of it.

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Collector
Mary Hogan
Gender
female
Address
Newbrook, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Hogan
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Newbrook, Co. Mayo
Language
English