School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 213

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close it on the top, for if they did not do that the rods would be very loose and would very soon fall out. Then they get the gallóg and the baitín breagach and the maidín droise and the holly berries. They fix the ground so that the bird could not come out under it. They would sink the holly berries in the ground. Then they would fix little rods inside called the futheógs.

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