Margaret Heagney 21st July 2017 Deerpark Social Services Centre, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Interviewer: Clare Doyle (CD)
Interviewee: Margaret Heagney (MH)
CD: And did you ever have a pet lamb or did you ever have a favourite animal?
MH: Oh, we did and brought them into the kitchen. And you’d have the little bottle, it would be like would be given to a child with a teat on it and you’d feed the little lamb away there and he’d take it all
CD: Would you have to kill the lamb then when he got big?
MH: Oh no, you wouldn’t kill the pet lamb, no…
CD: The pets you could keep, could you?
MH: You’d have to sell him
CD: Yeah, that would be awful hard to do
MH: It would, it would. Oh, we had plenty of pet lambs, we…in and around the kitchen and the ewe in along with them.