School: Anach (roll number 13630)

Annagh, Co. Sligo
Bean Uí Bhanáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0182, Page 424

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  1. In the olden times the people used to eat three meals in the day. The breakfast the dinner and the supper.
    the breakfast was eaten at about nine o'clock in the morning. The people used to work for one or two hours before the breakfast and they used to have a good appetite.
    The breakfast usually consisted of potatoes and buttermilk but sometimes a little bread and tea were taken after the potatoes. The dinner which was usually the same as the breakfast with the addition of a roast herring was eaten at about 2 o'clock.
    At meal time the people
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. products
      1. food products (~3,601)
    John Lang