Scoil: St Anne's, Easkey (uimhir rolla 13968)

Iascaigh, Co. Shligigh
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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0165, Leathanach 129

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Long ago people made all their own tools, household articles, and garments. Ploughs in the early times were made of timber. Spades and other tools were made from timber also. The sheep supplied the women with wool. It was first washed, teased and given to the best spinner. In those times there was a spinning wheel in nearly every house. One person would card the wool into nice rolls and these were placed beside the spinner who took one as she required it.
The spinner produced two kinds of yarn, a fine texture and a coarse texture. They had only two colours at first the white and the black. By mixing these two threads a grey would be produced. When sufficient yarn was spun it was passed on to the weaver who made it into cloth which was very durable. Blankets were also made from it. some of these weavers turned out beautiful work; some of the blankets were fine and everlasting.
The linen was another

(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)
Annie Morrison
An Liosachán, Co. Shligigh