Scoil: Cappamore (B.) (uimhir rolla 7480)

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James McCarthy

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Cappamore (B.) | Bailiúchán na Scol

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poured into the model until full. It was then left to cool for four or five hours, and then one nail was pulled out from the top, and the candle was drawn out gently.

In olden times there were no factories for making nails. There were man people in Cappamore who used make nails then. William Conroy, and Oliver Davern were two nail makers in Cappamore Co Limerick. Barony of Owneybeg. But both of them are dead about 40 years. They had small forges.
The nail wire was bought and cut up into whatever length the nails should be. Then the bits of wire were put into a fire until they would be red hot. They were brought out then and the tops pointed

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