Food From Long Ago

Glenamaddy, Co. Galway

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The food they used long away was mostly potatoes, milk and porridge. Often they had dry bread and tea for their first meal and worked for a few hours before the breakfast.

When eating, the table would be in the middle of the floor but never had the table hanging on the wall. They used fowl’s meat that was their own and fish they bought at the market.

Glenamaddy, Co. Galway

Collector: Francis Corley

Informant: Tom Hussey, Scotland, Co. Galway

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

This page was added on 25/04/2017.

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