Photographs

  1. B028.18.00092

    B028.18.00092

    1948

    Binding corn, Dunquin.

  2. B028.19.00001

    B028.19.00001

    1970

    Oat stooks, Scattery Island.

  3. B028.19.00026

    B028.19.00026

    1996

    Harvest: Rush harvest at Bunratty, 26/3/1996.

  4. B028.19.00027

    B028.19.00027

    1996

    Harvest: Rush harvest at Bunratty, 26/3/1996.

  5. B028.21.00001

    B028.21.00001

    1936

    Haystack, Duckstown.

  6. B028.21.00002

    B028.21.00002

    1936

    Haystack, Duckstown.

  7. B028.21.00003

    B028.21.00003

    1936

    Haystack, Duckstown.

  8. B028.23.00009

    B028.23.00009

    Hay wynds.

  9. B028.23.00010

    B028.23.00010

    Hay wynds.

  10. B028.23.00011

    B028.23.00011

    Hay wynds.

  11. B028.23.00016

    B028.23.00016

    1946

    Harvest: Corn stacks, near Cashel.

  12. B028.23.00017

    B028.23.00017

    1946

    Harvest: Corn stacks, near Cashel.

  13. B028.24.00001

    B028.24.00001

    Corn stacks.

  14. B028.25.00005

    B028.25.00005

    1965

    Hand-stacks of oats at Dromintee.

  15. B028.25.00006

    B028.25.00006

    1965

    Hand-stacks of oats at Dromintee.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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Archival Reference

The Photographic Collection, B028.19.00001

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