School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

Location:
Creewood, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Brighid, Bean Uí Chearnacháin

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Old Crafts

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 127

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Old Crafts

There was no industry carried on in my district but there was basket making carried on in Rathbran. The man's name who made the baskets in that district was Richard Halligan of Rathbran. The baskets were called a pellock. There were no implements used at all. The baskets or pellocks were made with the hand. This old craft is not carried on in that district now. They

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Collector
Kitty Connolly
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Mathew Halligan
Gender
male
Age
44
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English