Most churns in the district are made with wood and are called barrel churns because the look like the shape of a barrel. There are a few dash churns in the area too. At the bottom of each churn is a hole with a plug in it. In winter churning only takes place once a week.
Place: Lickerrig, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie/