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- XML “The Care of the Feet”
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- The majority of them were thirty years before they got a pair of boots, and others of the poorer - class never wore them, At the present time very few children go bare - footed in summer time.
In country houses the water is thrown out the door as a superstition prevails among them that the fairies could injure them if they kept it inside.
In Tralee boots were made and repaired by shoe - makers, and cobblers. There were no shoe - makers in our district. Clogs are worn now in slaughter - houses.
Leather was never made here but it was in Tralee.
Leather was made from the skin of the young goat, called kid - skin and it was supposed to be the dearest class of leather in ancient times.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- In old times the burial of the people were quite different to what it is to day. There was no such thing as taking a dead body to the chapel after death.A wake was held in the house, and people came(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.