School: Adamstown (roll number 3755)

Location:
Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
D. Curtis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0900, Page 106

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The circumference of a roller is about two and a half feet, but it varies according to the weight of the roller.

Some rollers are made of cement, and those have to be drawn by two horses because they are very heavy.
The small rollers are very light and are drawn by one horse.
There are wooden rollers also, much like the others in shape.
They are very light and are used for rolling mangold drills and turnip drills when the seeds are sown.
Rollers are manufactured in Newtownbarry in the County Wexford.

The Turnip-Sower :
The turnip-sower is

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