Types of Bread

Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

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.

Collector: Unknown

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).

This page was added on 16/05/2017.

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