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- Rush lights
Long ago before candles were made the men and women of the houses (the m) used to get long thick rushes and peel the skin off themThen they used to dip them into boiling suet and hang them up to harden.One was used each night.When it was burned out, this was the sign that it was bedtime.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Ádhamhnan Mag Fhionntaigh