School: An Churrach (Crogh), Árd Fhionáin (roll number 7911)

Location:
Curragh, Co. Tipperary
Teacher:
Mícheál Ó Dubhshláine

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Methods of Bailing Cows in the Parish of Ballybacon

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 296

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Methods of Bailing Cows in the Parish of Ballybacon.
There are five different methods of bailing cows in this parish.
1. Division between every two cows.
Diagram
2 .Same as no 1 but division between each cow. Diagram
3. Stick on floor with chain tied around cow's neck , no division. Diagram
4. This is the oldest way and is still used in many houses in this parish. Diagram
Similar to this one from Queenlands

Informant
Séamus Cúndún
Gender
male
Age
60
Location
Ballybacon