To Take Butter Away From a Cow

Dunmore, Co. Galway

People used to watch a cow that they knew gave good milk for butter. On May Eve, they would take a pinch of clay from the track made by the cow hoof.

Collector: Eibhlín Ní Ailledéa, Dunmore, Co. Galway

Informant: John Robinson, Killimor, Co. Galway

Place: Dunmore, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’,

This page was added on 29/04/2017.

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