School: Caisleán Gael (roll number 15337)

Castlegal, Co. Sligo
M. Ó Tiománaidhe

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Buying and Selling

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0156, Page 104

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Shops were uncommon in olden times. People had to go to town for most purchases. Later, there were centre shops, one in Tullaghe, one in Cliffony, one in Grange. The people had to come to those places for anything they wanted. Meal-flour(?) were given in exchange for knitted goods - stockings. There was no such things as far as I can ascertain as buying and selling after mass.

Sometimes as stated above, goods were exchanged. Knitted articles or báinin(?) for flour, meal or other wants. The báinin was a home-made

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