School: Fleasgach (roll number 15842)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0012, Page 427

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Folklore 20-1938

Potatoes
My father sow potatoes every year in the farm. In ridges he always sow the potatoes. Long ago there was no potatoes. The people used to have to root the ground to see if there were any potatoes under the clay. One may found three potatoes. He didn't boil them at all he was so hungry he eat them raw. They never used a spade all wooden ploughs.
Teller: Mrs McGuire
Kiltevna
Dunmore
Co Galway
Writer: Miss Mary Joe McGuire
Kiltevna
Dunmore
Co Galway

Collector
Mary Joe Mc Guire
Gender
female
Address
Kiltivna, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs Mc Guire
Relation
unknown
Gender
female
Address
Kiltivna, Co. Galway
Language
English

Folklore - Old Trades - 15-7-'38

The way the people made baskets long ago was they used to stick four rods down in the ground. And weave little rods around the other rods. When the basket is very near made the rods are pulled

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