School: Kilcullen (B.)

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

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Old Houses

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 13_011

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Yellow mud was the cheif material for making houses here.
Water was mixed with quarry-clay. It was then put up as walls. There is a mud wall house in Kilcullen.
Fat of meat was rolled into shape of candles with a piece of rish up through its middle.
If any big meeting was held at night a pieces of wood were lighted.

Collector
Diarmuid O Ceallaigh, Jerry Kelly
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English