School: Naomh Seosamh (Buachaillí)

Glennamaddy, Co. Galway
S. Ó Deagha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0017, Page 453

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  1. I never heard of any strong blacksmith in this village. Long ago people used to collect in forges in the night telling stories about fairies and ghosts.
    Long ago the blacksmiths used make pikes and weapons for fighting in this district.
    In olden times people used make presents to blacksmiths beyond other people.
    It was the way they used repay them for the work that they did during the year.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trades and crafts (~4,680)
          1. smithing (~2,389)
      2. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    Josie Reilly
    Gortnagier East, Co. Galway