Long ago the people of Oranmore derived their living from the sea. Many families spent the day picking winkles, selling them in Loughrea and Tuam having taken them there on the donkey and cart.
Collector: Liam O Fidheudhra, Garraun North, Co. Galway
Place: Oranmore, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, (http://www.duchas.ie/en/cbes/4566085/4565829/4574500) (26 Apr 2017