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

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

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How to Sow Mangels

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0557, Page 565

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Before you sow mangels you must make drills. Then you must put manure on them, then roll them well with a roller, then close them in, and make little holes along the top of them, and put five or six seeds in each hole. When all are sown, you should cover them in lightly with a shovel or a roller.

Collector
James Hickey
Gender
male
Address
Cloran Old, Co. Tipperary
Informant
Pat Ryan
Age
75
Address
Cloran Old, Co. Tipperary
Language
English