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 172b

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The system of cutting the corn in the olden times was with reaping hooks before sythes or machines were known of.

In these days the people used to help each other.
They used to go in numbers from one to the other, and cut down their corn. At this work some people prided out of them

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Collector
Margaret Rogers
Gender
female
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Rogers
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Rathbaun, Co. Mayo
Language
English