School: Doire an Daimh (Derrindaffe) (roll number 10976)

Doire an Daimh, Co. Chiarraí
Mícheál Ó Foghludha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410C, Page 03_007

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  1. In olden times the people of the Country used to kill cows and make candles from the fat of the cows. They had a special kind of mould for this purpose. First they used boil the fat in big ovens, when it was boiled they used pour it through a screen into the mould to prevent any dirt or dust going into the mould. Before they poured the fat into the mould, they used place a cotton
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    1. gníomhaíochtaí
      1. gníomhaíochtaí eacnamaíocha
        1. gnó agus ceird (~4,680)
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