School: Saints Peter & Paul, Balbriggan

Location:
Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Bean Uí Chorcoráin

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makes farm implements such as ploughs, harrows, spades, shovels, pikes and axes. Some of the smith work is done in the open air. It is usually done outside the door of the forge, for example putting tires on wheels. Smiths are looked upon as being very strong. The mud got at the bottom of the well in the smith's forge is said to be a cure for warts.

Collector
Molly Craine
Gender
female
Address
Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mr Gosson
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Address
Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
Language
English