Yeaths was Sligo Leitrim
But I believe the sally gardens he "so beautifully" referred to was in
I can still hear the lyrics on some site (long forgotten)
But it was the same industry as in Fermanagh as outlined by OR.David
'sally' rods were widely used in Fermanagh as rods to drive
cattle, to weave into turf creels, to make scollops to secure the thatch and
these 'rods' grew all along the valleys of rivers like the Sillees.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Janet Cassidy" <caiside(a)comcast.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2008 2:58 AM
Subject: Re: FER-GOLD FERMANAGH-GOLD Digest, Vol 3, Issue 248
Is that what Yeats's "Sally Gardens" were? Places
where the sally
On Apr 30, 2008, at 9:55 PM, fermanagh-gold-request(a)rootsweb.com wrote:
>> As for the
>> twisted twigs - 'sally' rods were widely used in Fermanagh as rods to
>> cattle, to weave into turf creels, to make scollops to secure the
>> these 'rods' grew all along the valleys of rivers like the Sillees.
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