School: Damastown (roll number 12327)

Damastown, Co. Dublin
Delia Wilson
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0787, Page 315

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0787, Page 315

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  1. The meals of our forefathers consisted entirely of what grew on the land.
    Before tea or sugar was ever heard of in this country they enjoyed a hearty breakfast on noggins of porridge sweetened with honey.
    The principal meal was generally made up of potatoes and good home butter or home cured bacon. They made a drink from crushed corn called Flummery which was used at supper with wheaten bread and butter.
    As a general rule they lived to be very old and were never known to suffer from any form of toothache or nerve trouble.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. products
      1. food products (~3,601)
    Margie Fagan