School: Gortermone

Location:
Gortermone, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Mrs A. O' Reilly

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Gortermone | The Schools’ Collection

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0229, Page 270

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Clothes made locally
There are four tailors in this district namely Mc Hugh, Mc Tiernan
Charles and Creegan. They make most of the clothes for men and women.
They use a lot of tools some of them are a large scissors, chalks,tapes a big iron used for ironing the clothes and a bench for cutting out the garments.
The women here make the shirts for the men from shirt material and flanneletta. they also knit jumpers and stockings, some times these are made out of home spun wool. There are ten spinning wheels in this locality also plenty of cards.

The wild birds found in this district are,-crow mag,

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