School: Baile na Sagart, Lios Mór

Feagarrid, Co. Waterford
G. Armstong

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0636, Page 140

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she picks out twelve big round eggs and puts them into a box and puts a clocking hen down on the eggs and after three weeks the chickens come out of the eggs.

We are sending the milk to the creamery at present, and we have no churn but we had one three years ago. It was a barrel-churn. It was three and a half feet in height. The sides of it were round. It was twelve years old. The various parts of it were, the barrel, the frame and the handle and lid. The butter was made once a week in Summer and once a forenight in winter. My mother and sister did the churning. First my mother washed the

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Mr Thomas Fennessy
Ballysaggart More, Co. Waterford