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

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

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they left it there for a few days until it got hard.
Then they took out the candle by catching the thread called the wick. Then the candle was fit for use.
Other people went to the bog, and cut "Bog dale", they dried it over the fire, they kept it (over) lighting in turn in their hands during the night. They cut the wood into splinters so they gave good light to all who were in the house.

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