A Saying About Bread

Gorteen, Co. Galway

Rye bread would kill you dead, barley bread would do you no harm, Oaten bread would redden your blood, wholemeal bread would strengthen your arm.

Collector: Paddy Burke

Informant:M. Burke, Temple, Gurteen, Co. Galway

Place: Gorteen, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 26/04/2017.

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