The Burning of Lime 17-2-'37
The kilns that are used now are "pulóg kilns".They are in use for about sixty years.They have one eye at the bottom of it.First a layer of turf is put in,then a layer of broken limestone ,then a layer of colm,and so on till the kiln was filled with a layer of turf on top.It is set on fire from the bottom.The colm had to be wet.
We have a pulóg kiln at home. It is built about forty years .My grandfather Pat Jones and Thomas Mc Grath built it.
The reason pulóg kilns were built is, turf
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- William Jones
- Mr Matt Horan
- Gortaderry, Co. Clare