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 100

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The name of the animals the has are- ...

The name of the animals the has are- the cow, the horse, the sheep, the pig and the lamb. The farmers has great value on the because he gets milk from her. He puts her in a shed in the Winter and feeds her well. He puts straw and ferns under for her a bed. The farmers stalls the cow or ties them with a rope around the horns onto the wall.
When a person is milking a cow he milks her across and when she is milked he puts the sign of the cross on her with milk.
On May morning the people take the milk of other cows in some superstitious way. It is very seldom done.

Collector
Micko Linnane
Gender
male
Informant
John Joe Linnane
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Sheshia, Co. Clare
Language
English