School: Cill Loiste (Killusty), Fíodh Árd (roll number 16111)

Location:
Killusty North, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Mheacháir

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Churning

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0557, Page 554

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In olden times the people of this country made their butter, at home on the farm, they had a house laid out specially for a dairy. When the milk was taken from the cows, it was placed in low round wooden vessels called tubs, in the dairy, it was allowed to remain in those vessels for about forty - eight hours, this was done by means of pieces of wood which were specially made for that purpose. The cream was then transferred to the churn - barrel to be made into butter. The

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Collector
Josie Kane
Gender
female
Age
13
Address
Killusty North, Co. Tipperary
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Joseph Kane
Gender
male
Age
49
Address
Killusty North, Co. Tipperary
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English