School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)

Ballylosky, Co. Donegal
An tSr. M. Beirín Ní Bhaoighill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1114, Page 263

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it out again and waited until the fat would harden. Then it was put in again and so on until they had a big thick candle.

To make soap the old people boiled cow's fat and washing soda together. Then this mixture was left to cool and used as soap. Other people boiled cow's fat also but when boiled they stirred a certain amount of potash into it. Then they poured the mixture into

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