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 0144, Page 029

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We have three cows and they supply us with milk the whole year around. We name them according to their appearance: heifer, red cow, and strawberry cow. We tie our cows with chains which are called tyings.

We use a machine churn. It's shape is round with an oblong lid, a sash which is twisted round by a handle outside. We churn twice a week in Summer and once a week in Winter.

We be making the churning for a half hour. If a person comes into a house while a churning is been made and if he does not take a while of the churn, it is said he will

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Collector
Margaret Lynn
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Informant
Mrs A. Lynn
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Cartoon, Co. Mayo
Language
English