School: St Garvan's, Rathmullen

Location:
Ráth Maoláin, Co. Dhún na nGall
Teacher:
Séamus P. Mac Eiteagáin
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1089, Page 114

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  1. Harvest Time Customs
    Sometimes two men cut the corn in means. If one has reaped the other takes his horse and they reap with both horses. They reap one man's corn first and the other's.
    If there is a widow in the district who has no help most of the people gather and cut the corn for her. They ho put it in also.
    In some places six or seven men go in means and cut one man's con corn first then they cut another's and so on till al the corn is cut. Then they put it in.
    When the corn is in and thatched the potatoes are dug
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Willie Shovelin
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Cluain Dalláin, Co. Dhún na nGall
    Informant
    Patrick Shovelin
    Relation
    Parent
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Cluain Dalláin, Co. Dhún na nGall