School: Drom na Gráinsighe (roll number 13280)

Droim na Gráinsí, Co. Shligigh
Seán Mac Giolla Luaithrinn
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0186, Page 249

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  1. Shops were not common in olden times so that the people used to have to go to the nearest town to make purchases. Sometimes buying and selling was carried on after Mass. Sometimes this is carried on now. Sweets and biscuits and chocolate are sold in this way.
    Money was not always given for goods, but sometimes labour was given in exchange. Words such as "boot" "tick" "change" "cant" and "quid" were used, especially by the horse jobbers. Long ago markets were held at crossroads and other such places.
    Pedlars used to come to the district, and they used to sell delph, such as, sugar bowls, cream jugs, candle-sticks, jelly dishes, dinner-cruits, picture frames and many
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
        1. trádáil
          1. díol agus ceannach (~3,622)
    Kathleen Lavin
    Droim na Gráinsí, Co. Shligigh