School: Ballinacarrig, Rathdrum

Ballinacarrig Lower, Co. Wicklow
Bean Uí Dhubhghoill
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0918, Page 198

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0918, Page 198

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  1. Shops were not common in olden days. People had to go to nearest town to buy their goods Buying & selling was carried on after Mass. This is still done.
    Food was sold such as bread flour
    Money was not always give for goods
    Goods were bartered in the district
    Labour used be given in exchange for goods. Boot[?] used to be given
    Markets were held in a hall in Rathdrum. It is not done now.
    There were hugters[?] & pedlars & dealers
    They come to the houses still.
    Boot, lick, change.
    There was a four shilling piece in use.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trade
          1. buying and selling (~3,622)