The Quern

Gortnadeeve West, Co.Galway

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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

Collector: Unknown

Informant: Thomas Hegarty, Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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