School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

Location:
Ballyroe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Fhearghail

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Potatoes

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 262

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Potatoes are grown on our farm every year. The number of acres grown varies. from 1 1/2 to 2 statute acres.
My father and brother's prepare the ground for sowing. They first plough it into ridges after which they use the harrow for levelling and preparing the ridge to receive the set.

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Collector
Eilís de Búrca
Gender
female
Address
Monasterowen, Co. Galway
Informant
Seán Ó Fhearghail
Gender
male
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Language
mixed