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

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

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Bread

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 139

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In this district in olden times bread was made from wheat, rye, barley, and oats, which was ground in querns.
The kinds of bread made in the district were Potato-cake, Stampy, and Oaten-meal bread.
Potato-cake consisted of broken potatoes which were first boiled and the skins peeled off. They were then mixed with flour, butter and a little milk to make it into a cake and then baked.
Stampy consisted of raw potatoes which were peeled and grated. The

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