School: Mountmellick Convent (roll number 7183)

Location:
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Sr E. Clarke

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Churning

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0824, Page 051

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We have one churn which we bought about a year ago.It is about three feet in height and it is round, It is an end over end. It was made in Wales and the colour is yellow and the hoops black.When churning the handle is turned and the churn goes round.Butter is made in our home three times a week.If people come in when the churning is being done they help to churn.When the butter if formed on top of the milk the churning process is over.During the churning water

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Collector
Maura Delaney
Gender
female
Informant
Edward Delaney
Gender
male
Address
Derrycloney, Co. Laois
Language
English