School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 295

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    put the potatoes into them and they leave them there all the Winter. The names of the potatoes are epicures, flounders, kerrs pinks, queens, champions, aran banners and dates. The early potatoes are epicures, flounders, and kerrs pinks. The best potatoes are the champions. The people make potato cakes.
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  2. We have two cows, six cattle, an ass, hens, ducks, geese, two cats and two dogs, a hound and a sheepdog. The hound's name is Fáinne and the sheepdog's name is Sam.
    When driving cows we say hurca sen.When calling hens we say cloc cloc cloc. When calling ducks we say feed, feed, feed. When calling geese we say badha badha badha. When calling cows we say wbro, wbro,wbro.
    When calling sheep we say sheamain, sheamain. When calling pigs we say fuis, fuis, fuis.
    The cows stable or cabin we call the cows
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    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. agriculture (~2,659)
          1. animal husbandry (~2,587)
    Annie Joyce
    Oughterard, Co. Galway