School: Cor Bealaigh

Corbally, Co. Sligo
Pádhraic Ó Marcacháin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0163, Page 094

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    double plough. There is a shough between each drill.
    The woman split the potatoes, and the farmer puts out stable manure on the drills. They get three or four boys to plant the potatoes. Then the farmers cover them with a plough. They roll them with a cement roller.
    When the stalks come up they shake bog manure on the drills, and more clay is put on them. When the stalks are a good height they are sprayed. The most of them spray them three times.
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