School: Kilcullen (B.)

Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Pádraig Ó Broin

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the water and bring some to people who cannot got here. They also pray to her or say the Rosary.

In olden times very poor people would have only potatoes for their breakfast, potatoes for dinner and porridge or what they called "Stirabout" for the supper. They would have no milk only salt to eat with it.
Others something better off than those would have oaten porridge and they used wooden noggins and spoons to eat it with and wooden dishes to hold it in. No tea was used only for sick people.