School: Coillte Críotáin

Erris, Co. Roscommon
Nóra Nic Aodhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 379

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  1. 15. Thatching is not done much now because the houses are slated expecially those who are building now. When the people go thatching they get a ladder and some rushes or straw and squeeze-loops.
    Although thatch is slow it is comfortable and warm.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.