School: Goirtín

Location:
Gorteen, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Máiréad Ní Dhubhthaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0078, Page 267

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The people make a currant cake at Christmas. They had pan cakes at Shrove. The people put a mark on top of the cake so that it would not grip to the oven.
The people ate salted meat. They did not get very many fish but all they got was salted. they used to have a turkey, or a goose or a chicken for Christmas.

Collector
Michael Carr
Gender
male
Address
Gorteen, Co. Galway
Informant
Mrs M. Carr
Gender
female
Age
45
Address
Gorteen, Co. Galway
Language
English