School: Baile an Chaisil B.

Location:
Ballycastle, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Mícheál de Búrca

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Baile an Chaisil B. | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0139, Page 561

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Old trades
A very old way of making sieves was with sheep skin. The skin was wrapped up and left to rot till the wool came clean off when pulled. The skin was then stretched on a rim of wood or rod and

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