School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 149

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Get a piece of elder and take the centre out of it. Then get a thin bit of a stick and tie a cloth on the bottom of it. Stuff the bottom of the elder so that there will be only a small hole in it. Put the thin stick into the elder and then the gun is finished. This is used to "scurt" water.
Bird catcher:-
Put a dish standing on its edge and prop it with a piece of a stick. Leave some bread or oatmeal under the dish. Tie a long cord to the stick and put the end of it in under a window or some other

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Collector
Patrick Reilly
Gender
male
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
James Reilly
Gender
male
Age
49
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English