School: Teampall Mhuire

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0143, Page 518

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Long ago there were no knives or forks or hardly any tables. When the dinner was cooked the basket of potatoes was left in the middle of the floor and a pig's head in the middle of the potatoes. Each one took a bite and as it was being passed around they said "Thart leis an bloc".

Informant
Mrs O' Hara
Gender
female
Address
Breastagh, Co. Mayo
Language
English