School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

Location:
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Ss. Ó Maonaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 419

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is a bush near the well. People can get cures at the holy wells if any one went with a sore foot and to wash it in the holy well it would cure it.

Writer: Josephine Mannion
Flaskagh
Dunmore
Co Galway
Teller: Mrs. Mary Mannion
Flaskagh
Dunmore
Co Galway

Folklore 19-10-'38

Potatoes
The potatoes were all sown in drills long ago. They made them with a spade because they had no horses to make ridges. They did not cut the potatoes in halves at all. The people helped each other. There was all wooden ploughs used long ago. There was spades made in the forges long ago. The names of the potatoes

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Collector
Bridie Power
Gender
female
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Power
Gender
female
Address
Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Language
English