School: An Clochán (B)

Location:
Clifden, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An Br. Angelo Mac Shámhais

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 138

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them on the slabs until they were dry. After that she got the mill-stone and ground it, then she boiled it and it turned out a lovely meal. When the Sapper went away he praised the dinner he got in the country house.

About four hundred years ago Irish houses were bult on a little hill. There were a high wall all around every one of these houses. There were wolves in Ireland at that time. That is why they used to put the walls around them. The walls were about five feet tall and one or 2 feet wide. There used to be water between the wall sometimes. And boiling water on the top of the wall.

Collector
Francis Connolly
Gender
male
Informant
Anne Keaney
Gender
female
Age
70
Language
English