School: An Clochar, Oileán Ciarraí (roll number 14952)

Location:
Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
An tSr. Caoimhín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0447, Page 106

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people for four or five shillings. They were used for bringing potatoes, or apples or eggs to the market.

Candle-making:-
The old people used to pour the melted fat of a cow into long, narrow, moulds. A nail to which a cord was tied, was first placed at the bottom of the mould. This cord passed through the melted fat, and was fastened to another nail on top. This was allowed to stand until set. Then it was placed before the fire

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Collector
Bridie Carmody
Gender
female
Informant
Mr Thomas Wren
Gender
male
Address
Ballyduff, Co. Kerry
Language
English