School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

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

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Food in Olden Times

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 294

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The diet of the average country people was entirely different to what it is at the present time. It was then entirely composed of homegrown food principally patatoes and oatmeal. The morning meal consisted of milk and stirabout there was also used at that time a substitute

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Collector
Bríghidh Ní Goireachthaigh
Gender
female
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Informant
Eamon Ó Ghoireachthaigh
Gender
male
Age
circa 50
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Language
mixed