School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 07_012

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boiled nettles. When the nettle is boiled the sting is boiled out, It can be eaten by human beings. There is another weed called Watercress. It can be eaten with salt.
There is a weed called Sea weed. Iodine is made from it.

Potatoes are sowed in drills in this district. The drills are made in our garden with a shovel, A good crop is got in it every year. They are dug out with a spade and put in a pit. To prevent blight they are sprayed washing soda and blue stone. This preserves the crop and they

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Collector
Éamonn O Ruairc
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English