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

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

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used them as a bed by night and a seat by day.
They had a coob on one side of the house for the hens by night. They had a half door outside the big door to keep out the hens in the day time.
The light at that time consisted of splinters made of bog-dale, which each person held in turn. Next to this came moulds, they melted the fat of sheep and other animals and poured it into the mould. When cold and hard they made candles of it and used them for light. They had plenty of turf in the olden days which they piled against the

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Collector
Eily Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Michael Laide
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
54
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English