School: Teampall Mhuire

Location:
Carbad Beg, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Eithne, Bean Uí Mhaonghaille

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Teampall Mhuire | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0143, Page 465

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We have three cows. Their names are the bilow, Polly and the Hefier. We milk them twice a day in the morning and in the evening. We leave the milk in basins for a few days until the cream gathers on top of it. Then we put the cream into the churn.

It is a dark churn we use. It is about three feet high it is used with a dash which is struck up and down. It takes about a half an hour to churn it. If a person comes to the houses while we would be churning if he does not take a while of the

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Collector
Ita Killeen
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Language
English