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- (continued from previous page)And for want of a horse the rider was lost.
When the cat's away the mice can play.
Good goods are out in small parcels.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Long ago, people washed their feet in rain water. Boys up to twelve or thirteen years of age wore red petticoats and long stockings and a kind of sandal with wooden sole. Clogs are worn locally and are made in the country.
The names of the shoemakers in the district are Mickey Byrne, Mr McGinnity, and Tommy Traney. These shoemakers make clogs.
Boys and girls go barefooted in the summer, and big boys and girls go barefooted in the Summer making hay and cutting turf.
There was a tanning factory in Jameson's yard about fifty years ago.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.