School: Creewood (roll number 5331)

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

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Food in Olden Times

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0715, Page 242

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People ate their meals four times a day in olden times stirabout for their breakfast, col-cannon for their dinner and a small amount of tea in the evening and stirabout again for their supper. People always worked before having food in the morning. Potatoes were eaten at every meal. People used sit on the centre of the floor around a potato basket. The potatoes were eaten with salt. One

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Collector
Ellen Field
Gender
female
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Informant
Thomas Field
Gender
male
Address
Creewood, Co. Meath
Language
English