School: Dubh-Áth (B.) (roll number 11067)

Location:
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conchobhair

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The Potato Crop

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 092

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The amount of land sown under potatoes each year on my father's farm is about a quarter of an English acre.
My father sets two varieties, namely, Queens and Kerrpinks.
There are various ways for sowing them - in drills, in "minagery", in bawn, and in flat drills. The commonest ways for sowing them in my district, are in drills and in flat drills.
When the ground is turned up, the seed potatoes and the manure are put down, and then

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Collector
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Gender
male
Informant
Pádraig Mac Síthigh
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Language
English