School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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Old Crafts

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 01_017

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In olden times people planted twigs in their haggards, when they grew high they picked them and made them into "Cliabs". The thick ends of the twigs were stuck in the ground about three inches apart. The "cliab" would be about two feet long and one and a half feet broad. Lighter twigs were then woven around begining at the ground. When the twigs were woven about a foot high, the twigs were turned across and lighter twigs woven in between them. That was the bottom of

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Collector
Eily Godley
Gender
female
Informant
Michael Godley
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English