School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 193

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that were used but none of those remain. The spades that are used are brought in a shop (drawing of spade)
The local people do not help one another in planting the potatoes as in former days.
When the potatoes are coming up over ground they are secondly covered. When they are well over ground they are sprayed for fear of the blight harming them. In October the farmers start to dig the potatoes with a spade

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Collector
Kitty Mc Hugh
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
James Mc Hugh
Gender
male
Age
49
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English