School: Coillte Críotáin

Erris, Co. Roscommon
Nóra Nic Aodhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 377

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 377

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  1. Thatching is carried on in the district. Most of the people are thatchers. They thatch with rods and straw or rods and rushes. They have a mallet to hammer down the rods and a knife to straighten the eve. They also use a ladder to reach the top of
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