Thomas Brennan said that he never saw the ‘quern’ but did see the oats out in front of the fire and dried. 6 or 8 stones was dried at a time in this way. Afterwards the oats would be brought to the kiln to be ground.
Gortnadeeve West, Co.Galway
Informant: Thomas Hegarty, Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway
Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie