for their dinner. They used to get no evening tea but for their supper they got more oaten porridge and milk and sometimes they managed to get an egg between these meals. But the eggs were very scarce in those day and it is often told to us by our grandmother's that the men and women of those days were stronger and healthier than those of the present day.
School: Clochar na Trócaire, Carn Domhnaigh (roll number 16821)
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Oat bread: - oat meal is made into a dough with hot water to which sometimes is added a pinch of sugar, it is then kneaded with flour and flattened out until it forms a cake about a quarter of an inch thick, flour is rubbed into it with the palm of the hand. It is then placed upright on a griddle in front of a good bright fire. It is left there to harden a