School: Baile an Chaisil B.

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0139, Page 566

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In olden times the people had to make ropes out of horses' hair and out of rushes. They used to dry the rushes and then make the rope. They also got some fur and spliced it to make candles out of it.