School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0615, Page 060

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A Cradle bird. A spinning top. ...

A cradle bird. A spinning top. A boat. A hoop. A sling and a kite.

A cradle bird is made of sticks and cords. The sticks are placed over one another and brought to a point at the top. A top is made out of timber and then a whip for keeping it going round. A sling is made out of a piece of leather and cords. A kite is made of a cross like shape and strong paper pasted over it. Then there is a cord tied to it and it flies away. A catapult is made of a forked stick and rubber tied to it.

Collector
John Kelly
Gender
male
Informant
James Kelly
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Kilweelran, Co. Clare
Language
English