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- XML School: Cluain Leamhac (Cloonloo)
- XML Page 015
- XML “Old Craft - Lime-Burning”
- XML “Candle-Making”
- XML “Basket-Making”
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- (continued from previous page)the same as before until there is a sufficient amount of lime burned.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- First there is got a bunch of strong green rushes
and they are left on the hob to dry.
Next they peeled gently but a small strip of green
is left for support. Then a plate of grease is got
and they are rubbed to and fro on the plate in
the grease and then they are left in a cool place
to dry. A cake of soft mud is next got and the ends
of stuck in the cake. The ends of them are stuck
in ashes and now they are ready for use.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Molly Wynne
- First green sallies are cut and are put in warm rain water
until they get tough. Next a hoop is got and six
or seven strong black sallies are tied around the hoop.
These rods and hoops make the shape of the basket. Next
a rod is got and is woven at the side of the hoop(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.