Tea and Coffee

Gortnadeeve West, Co.Galway

No tea was used long ago only coffee. When tea was introduced it was bought by the ounce. People new little about it, so ‘it was boiled and boiled well’. Often the tea leaves were eaten and the water thrown away.

Gortnadeeve West, Co.Galway

Collector: A. Collins

Informant: Unknown

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

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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