School: Bailieboro (Model)

Bailieborough, Co. Cavan
A. Ó Dubhda
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1011, Page 058

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    7. The ingredients for Potato bread are, cold boiled mashed potatoes, flour, and a little salt to flavour.
    8. Water is added to knead Oaten bread, and milk is added to knead, Wheaten bread.
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  2. 1. Money was not always given for goods as some of the goods was bartered and some were in exchange for labour.
    2. Long ago Saturday was an unlucky day to buy goods, and Friday was a lucky day.
    3. Shops were very uncommon in olden days, and people had to purchase in the nearest town which was sometimes a long distance away.
    4. On Sundays, trade was carried on after Mass but this is not done now. Long ago, people could get any groceries such as bread, butter, soap, matches, tobacco etc., after Mass on Sunday.
    5. "Boots" was a term used in trading as "How much
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    1. activities
      1. economic activities
        1. trade
          1. buying and selling (~3,622)
    Mr D. Jameson
    Bailieborough, Co. Cavan