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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Agriculture

The Majestic scenery which is so much a part of the beauty of the...

The Majestic scenery which is so much a part of the beauty of the kingdom of Kerry. Glounaguillach North 2015.

Misty poses for her photo in front of a piece of Bog Oak which...

Misty poses for her photo in front of a piece of Bog Oak which is a remnant of an era when Ireland was covered in forest. Glounaguillagh North 2015.

John Anthony O’Brien with his son Brendan in the background indent the freshly harvested...

John Anthony O'Brien with his son Brendan in the background indent the freshly harvested turf (peat). When the turf dries it breaks at this point making it easier to gather. Glounaguillagh North 2015.

The freshly indented turf (peat) will be left to dry and then turned for...

The freshly indented turf (peat) will be left to dry and then turned for further drying before being gathered to fuel the fires of South Kerry in the coming winter. Glounaguillagh North 2015.

Brendan O’Brien of Caragh Lake prepares to power ahead with the work, 2015

Brendan O'Brien of Caragh Lake prepares to power ahead with the work, 2015.

Patsy Foley of Caragh Lake surveys the freshly spread turf (peat) in his Bog,...

Patsy Foley of Caragh Lake surveys the freshly spread turf (peat) in his Bog, 2015.

One of the wildflowers of the May is the Bog Cotton, which thrives in...

One of the wildflowers of the May is the Bog Cotton, which thrives in the bog lands of Kerry. Caragh Lake 2015.

The highlands of Caragh Lake with the McGillycuddy Reeks in the background, 2015

The highlands of Caragh Lake with the McGillycuddy Reeks in the background,2015.

The setting sun is framed by the arm of the Caterpillar in this photo...

The setting sun is framed by the arm of the Caterpillar in this photo taken in Caragh Lake, 2015.

Dancing at the Crossroads, 1940’s

Dancing at the Crossroads, 1940's.