School: Cill an Daingin, Nenagh (roll number 6658)

Location:
Killadangan, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó hOgáin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0534, Page 168

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The farm animals we have at home are pigs, goats, cows, calves, and an ass. We also have dogs, cats, and fowl.
The cows have names. One of them is called "Poll", and the other is called "Suck."
Our cow house at home is a big one. We call it the cow house. The cows are tied with a chain around the neck. The chain can be opened or shut. It is tied out of the bails. We also put a rope around their legs to keep them from kicking. Sometimes the cows are tied by the horn. Some of the tyings are made of rope, and more of them are made out of the ends of wool. The woolen tyings are made at the mill.
People say when milking you should sing a song, and

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Collector
Maisie Cleary
Gender
female
Address
Killadangan, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Mr Martin Cleary
Gender
male
Age
38
Address
Killadangan, Co. Tipperary
Language
English