School: Pollréamoinn (Buachaillí)

Pollremon, Co. Galway
Pádraig Ó Duibhghiolla
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0014, Page 151

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    of them in a day.
    In every village there was a weaver and he used to come around once a month to every house and if he would get thread to make a blanket he would bring it back when he would be coming around to the houses again. It would take the weaver about three days to make a blanket and he would charge three pounds to make a blanket and to have your own thread.
    Written by Patrick Lyons Kildaree Williamstown, I got the information from my parents.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. The people used to play many games long ago and they all exist yet. Jack-stones is a very common game in this district and it is played by five round stones. It consists of twenty-four parts which are hands, couples, choice jack, round hand, trenches, down castles, bob suas, bob scatters, bob ones, bob twos, bob
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    1. activities
      1. social activities (~7)
        1. entertainments and recreational activities (~5,933)
    Patrick Lyons
    Kildaree, Co. Galway