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For most early Irish Canadians, daily life was centred on their families, farms, neighbours and churches. In Canada, land was more easily obtained than in Ireland. Farm families were often large. The entire family pitched in when it came to looking after livestock and crops. Children worked hard too! They looked after the gardens and did chores every day.
Irish Soda Bread
This recipe makes a medium-sized loaf.
500 ml (2 cups) flour