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

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

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The Food in Olden Times

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 05_015

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Many years ago when the olden people had no tea to drink as they have now adays, they used potatoes, salt, and sour milk.
Sometimes when they would make the barrel about once a week, they kept the butter for the (skim) potatoes, and also the skim milk . Every Friday they had some fish for their dinner.
Every morning they would get up about six or seven oclock, then they would go out to the garden working

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Collector
Bridie Carroll
Gender
female
Address
Tiduff, Co. Kerry
Informant
Ned Carroll
Gender
male
Address
Kerry Head, Co. Kerry
Language
English