Photographs

  1. B028.25.00007

    B028.25.00007

    1966

    Stacks & Ricks: Position of ricks in haggard at house of Peter Owens, Adavoyle, adjoining the road. (In trees immediately behind is the local Church of Ireland, Meigh village further on east).

  2. B028.25.00008

    B028.25.00008

    1966

    Entrance to yard at Forkhill.

  3. B028.25.00009

    B028.25.00009

    1966

    Rick of straw at Forkhill.

  4. B028.25.00010

    B028.25.00010

    1930

    Harvest scene. Reaping oats, Slieve Gullion in the background. On the reaper is Paddy the Racker O’Hare going to tie a sheaf and the late Johnny Babe.

  5. B028.25.00011

    B028.25.00011

    1963

    Harvest, "A Band" (local term), used for tying oats, so that none of the grain in the binding of the sheaf forms part of the knot. Saves the grain from "heating" and sprouting in bad weather.

  6. B028.25.00012

    B028.25.00012

    Harvest scene in late 1920s. L to R: Mickey (Ramsay) MacDonald, Jemmy Ned (Murphy), "Flyer" Mickey Begley, Patsy Begley.

  7. B028.25.00013

    B028.25.00013

    Harvest scene: Mowing oats with a scythe: girl holds the stick for the mower to press back the oats and so facilitate the mowing. Mower is Mickey O’Hare, the brother-in-law of MJ Murphy and his daughter Statia.

  8. B028.25.00015

    B028.25.00015

    1966

    Baling hay at Patrick O'Hare's.

  9. B028.25.00016

    B028.25.00016

    1966

    Baling hay at Patrick O'Hare's.

  10. B028.28.00002

    B028.28.00002

    1957

    Whinstone: Young whins (furze) pounded or melled with wooden mallet on stone. Funeral offerings were collected on this stone when funerals went from Burren to Clonallon.

  11. B028.28.00003

    B028.28.00003

    1962

    Corn stooks of four sheaves each. Fort (fairy fort) in background. No data available about this fort.

  12. B028.28.00004

    B028.28.00004

    1957

    Whinstone: Young whins (furze) pounded or melled with wooden mallet on stone. Funeral offerings were collected on this stone when funerals went from Burren to Clonallon.

  13. B028.28.00006

    B028.28.00006

    1963

    Harvest at Clontifleece.

  14. B028.29.00001

    B028.29.00001

    1948

    Corn-stacks, Magheroarty.

  15. B028.29.00002

    B028.29.00002

    1948

    Corn-stacks, Magheroarty.

  16. B028.29.00003

    B028.29.00003

    1948

    Corn-stacks, Magheroarty.

  17. B028.29.00013

    B028.29.00013

    1949

    Harvest: Súiste (flail) 1. lámhchrann (flail handle), 2. buailtín (striker), 3. iall (thong), 4. ubhall (knob). Sopóg (bundle of straw), ceangal (tying).

  18. B028.29.00018

    B028.29.00018

    1949

    Corn-stacks, Gortahork.

  19. B028.29.00019

    B028.29.00019

    1949

    Corn stacks, Gortahork.

  20. B028.29.00020

    B028.29.00020

    1949

    Corn stacks, Gortahork.

  21. More photographs

Archival Reference

The Photographic Collection, B028.25.00008

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