School: Coillte Críotáin

Erris, Co. Roscommon
Nóra Nic Aodhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 380

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    the roof. Then he gets the straw and places row after row and puts in two rows there or four and continues until he has one side done. Thus he continues until he had the house finished.
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  2. 17. I saw my father thatching the house yesterday. First of all he got straw and rods. He picked out the straw bit by bit and he pared off the rods, then he got the ladder and brought up and arm of straw and a half hundred of rods. He put the straw
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    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trades and crafts (~4,680)
          1. thatching (~353)
    Michael Tivenan
    Cornaglia, Co. Roscommon