Making Bread

Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Bread was made using black flour that was made from grinding wheat at home. Griddle bread (flour and buttermilk) and boxty was also made. A cross was out on the top of the bread to stop the fairies from taking it.

Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Collector: Unnown

Informant: Mrs Rankin, Brackernagh, (Persse), Co. Galway

Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’,

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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