School: Áth an Lín (B.), Baile an Gharrdha (roll number 9632)

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Áith Liní, Co. Luimnigh
Teacher:
Michael de Búrca
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    About seventy years ago the people of Knockaderry made candles for their own use and he following is how they made them.

    About seventy years ago the people of Knockaderry made candles for their own use and he following is how they made them. They got the fat or tallow and having melted it put it into a bowl which they had for that use. Then they (a) got a wick made of cotton thread and put into a mould, and having poured the melted tallow on it they let it there to harden and so the candle was made
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    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
        1. gnó agus ceird (~4,680)
          1. déanamh coinnle (~728)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Éamonn Ó Duinneachair
    Gender
    Male
    Address
    Cnoc an Doire, Co. Luimnigh
    Informant
    Seán de Phaor
    Gender
    Male
    Age
    70
    Address
    Cnoc an Doire, Co. Luimnigh