My Clocks by Elisa Redmond



My clocks were my great uncle’s. He was ninety-three when he died. He used to keep clocks as a hobbie. Then he got arthritis in his hands, so he couldn’t wind them anymore. So he gave them to us.

The only place where you can get them fixed is in a place in Cork called Stokes. These clocks are known as eight day clocks, because they must be wound every eight days. There are two handles one for the time and one for the chime.

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The Brown Clock by Elisa Redmond

The brown clock has a Westminster chime, it chimes every fifteen minutes. It counts the time on the hour.

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Old things around the house and the farm by Niamh Morrissey


The riding gear was used to pull the plough to plough the fields.The other riding gear is used to pull the cart.The pot was used to cook food. They would hang it over the fire on an item called a crane. You would push the crane in over the open fire and when it was cooked you pull the crane back out from the fire.The bellow was used to cause a draught to start the fire. You turn the wheel as fast as you can which created a draught under the fire. Every house had a bellow because it was so important. 


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Houses by Darragh Broderick


 
 

Over the years, houses have changed, from small cottages to large fancy mansions. Some houses are like mini landmarks. Some houses are like mini landmarks. Some houses are still thatched. Some houses show their bricks and walls. Some have stone piers and some have wooden fences. 

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Our Farm by Conor Troy


In the sheds my dad and granddad used to milk 6 cows by hand.

While they were milking they got feed fodder beet and hay. My dad

and granddad reared 6 claves in the other shed with milk.My great grandfather built the sheds by hand with stone and galvanise sheeting.

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My Great Uncles Mike’s by Adam Keane

These are some photos of my great-uncles Mikes farm and also my granddads friends farm. The photos are of old farm equipment and old gates and an old loader. There is also an old fireplace and some old books from when my granddad was in school about 40 years ago.


 
 



 

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