Long ago people ate boxty and porridge. In the morning, they used to head porridge and milk for their breakfast and milk. They then went to work in the fields before coming in to eat potatoes and milk. In the evening, for the supper people would eat stir about. Potato cakes was also eaten and was made using potatoes and flour.
Collector: Mary Raftery, Clogher Upper, Co. Roscommon
Informant: Matthew Raftery, Clogher Upper, Co. Roscommon
Place: Flaskagh More, Co. Galway
Tags: boxty, porridge, potatoes, breakfast, dinner, supper, flour
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie
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