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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Old crafts.
There were no creameries long ago, they milked the cows every morning and evening and put the milk into pans for a few days. They would then skim the milk with skimmers and put the cream into a churn they would keep beating the cream with the staff until the cream broke and turned in to butter. They would then take the butter out and wash it with cold water and salt it and put it into firkins and sell it in the towns. If any persons came in that day while they would be

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Collector
Nora Lawlor
Gender
female
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Informant
Frank Casey
Relation
relative (other than parent or grandparent)
Gender
male
Age
63
Address
Ballylongane, Co. Kerry
Language
English