School: Scoil Sheosaimh Ntha (Cailíní)

Location:
Glennamaddy, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Úna, Bean Uí Threasaigh

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Churning

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 254

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1. We have a churn
2. It is four feet in height
3. We have a little bit of wood taken off the side of it so as to place the lid correctly
4. There are more churnings made in Summer, because the cows have more milk
5. It takes one hour to make the churning
6. The dash is used by pounding the milk with it. When there is no butter only milk seem be seen on the dash, the butter is made.

Collector
Una Keaveny
Gender
female
Informant
Mrs Keaveny
Address
Clooncon West, Co. Galway
Language
English