Scoil: Muine Chonalláin (C.)

Suíomh:
Muine Chonalláin, Co. Mhaigh Eo
Múinteoir:
M. Ní Lochnáin

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How Flannel was Made in this District

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0128, Leathanach 234

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Up to about fifty years ago the people used to make their own flannel.
They first washed the sheep very [?] and then they were shorn. They then got oil to mix with the wool. The wool and oil were then put in a vessel and put aside for some time.
On wet days or during the long nights the wool was carded. The card for doing this were about one foot and a half long and one foot wide. There was a handle on one side. The bottom of these cards were made of wood. The upper was made of steel.
It was then spun by the women on a spinning wheel. After that it was made into large balls called "cathaillíní" and hung from a beam in the roof.
It was then sent to a weaver
After that it was well washed and

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