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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0572, Page 308

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meals a day, one about day break, one at noon and one at about six o'clock in the evening.
Breakfast consisted of oatmeal porridge and sour milk.
Dinner - Potatoes and a kind of sauce made from milk and onions; also potatoes butter and eggs; milk and home made cider.
On Christmas Day and Easter Sunday they had home cured bacon and fowl.
The last meal consisted of oatmeal porridge and milk (butter milk) or cider.

Strong Men
Over 90 years ago a man named Lághach Loinnsigh lived at Garryduff
His house was built in the corner of a field near the road. He was reputed to be the strongest man in the parish of Ballybacon, unequalled at hurling and weight throwing

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Informant
Tomás Ó h- Icidhe
Gender
male
Age
84
Address
Ardfinnan, Co. Tipperary
Language
mixed