School: Drumcrow

Location:
Drumcrow, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
B. Boylan

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Drinks

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0982, Page 178

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It was baked in front of the fire on the hearth standing on a grid iron. It used to be baked very hard.

Drinks
Buttermilk - Water - new milk
"Sowens" - Oaten meal soaked in water, etc - when milk was scarce.
Scaulteen - Butter, sugar & whiskey heated on fire to melt. Taken while warm to cure cold.
Mulled Porter.
Porter - sugar added - boiled - taken for cold.

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English