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

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

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Corr Shúgáin sa Pharóiste Seo

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A good many now use binder twine instead of cor súgáin.
Corr Shúgáin sa Paróiste seo
Diagram 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
No 1 is made from a strong piece of iron wire. It has two wooden handles both of which are movable.
No 2 is made from iron wire but has only one wooden handle.
No 3 is only an ordinary piece of iron wire.
No 4 is shaped like a gabhlóg.
No 5 is an old sugán twister. It is not in use now but was very common years ago. It was made of iron and the weight of the D caused the twisting

Informant
Philip Walsh
Gender
male
Address
Lodge, Co. Tipperary
Language
English