Long ago people used oaten bread, and it was made by putting the oats through a quern. Boxty bread was made from potatoes. Barm bread was also made from potatoes.
Informant: Mrs Keating, Church Hill, Co. Galway
Place: Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, (http://www.duchas.ie/en/cbes/4566076/4564793) (12 May 2017).