School: Windgap (C.), Thomastown (roll number 5698)

Location:
Windgap, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
Bean Mhic Eóin

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Tailors of this Locality

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0851, Page 319

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Tailors of long ago in this locality went around to make the clothes. They were paid and supported while they were working.
At that time there were no sewing machines and the tailors had to hand-sew the cloth
When the tailors came to my grandfather's house a big table was taken out opposite the window

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Collector
Chrissie O' Shea
Gender
female
Address
Garryrickin, Co. Kilkenny
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Garryrickin, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English