School: Bennekerry, Carlow

Location:
Bennekerry, Co. Carlow
Teacher:
Liam Ó hAodha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0907, Page 431

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houses, looking for something to eat. When he would go into a person's house, he would start singing. He never knew the whole song. His usual song was

"Sally come up, and Sally come down,
And Sally come turn your heel around."
Some children, in this district, go barefoot to school in Summer Clogs are often worn in Winter when feeding cattle.

Collector
John Norris
Gender
male
Address
Browne's Hill, Co. Carlow
Language
English

About two hundred years ago the people used to wear rabbit skins on their feet. When washing their feet, they would put salt in the water to harden their feet.
Clogs were made and people used to wear them.