School: Beanna (roll number 9524/5)

Location:
Banna West, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Mícheál Ó Cearbhaill

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Homemade Toys

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0414, Page 304

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There are a lot of home made toys.
There is a toy called the tractor. it is made of a reel with rubber going through the reel. A piece of candle with a hole through which the rubber is put. a piece of a stitch is attached to the rubber
a catapult is made
from a piece of a stick, rubber and a piece of leather tied on. It is made for throwing stones.

Collector
Patrick Mc Elligott
Gender
male
Address
Lerrig North, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mr Richard Lawlor
Gender
male
Age
74
Address
Lerrig North, Co. Kerry
Language
English