Making Bread

Creggs, Co. Galway

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War-time shortages in the area meant that white flour was not readily available. Some could not eat black flour and people used oatmeal or Indian meal to make bread. It was made from a mixture of flour, Indian meal and bran and cooked on a griddle as there were no pans or stoves. The meal was initially grind between two stones

Creggs, Co. Galway

Collector: Angie Kelly, Creggs, Co. Galway

Informant: William Keaveney, Creggs, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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