School: Lathaigh (Laghey)

Location:
Laghy, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Proinsias Mac Pháidín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1032, Page 093

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for days in a pool of water. Then it was taken out and spread in rows in a field for to dry and harden. It was gathered then and tied in small bundles Then it was spread in two rows on the road, just the breath of two wheels of a cart so that the cart could roll over it. Stones were filled into the cart to break the lint. Then it was taken into a mill to be scutched and then it was ready for the market.

Our forefathers were very useful people. They were able to be make nearly everything they needed.
Down in the corner of our garden there was a salt pan. The following is what it looked like. A little house was

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Collector
Lena Connolly
Gender
female
Address
Mullanasole, Co. Donegal
Informant
Hugh Connolly
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Mullanasole, Co. Donegal
Informant
James Likely
Gender
male
Age
81
Address
Mullanasole, Co. Donegal
Language
English