School: Scoil Sheosaimh Ntha (Cailíní)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 318

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jumpers, and skirts. This spinning is done with a larger wheel than the "Flax Wheel". There are four of these wheels in this village and one "Flax Wheel".

There are six tailors in this locality. They sow in their own homes. They have no cloth in their own homes, but they have patterns you can select from, and they send away for the cloth. There is an old saying that "A tailor is half a man." There implements he uses are, a square, thimble, sewing-machine, chalk, and needles.

Nowadays they do not make shirts in their own

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