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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

A familiar sight for anybody travelling the roads of Kerry at the moment with...

A familiar sight for anybody travelling the roads of Kerry at the moment with the Gorse in full bloom confirming that the green and gold of Kerry not only appears on our footballers jerseys.

This is a model of an Ogham Stone made by Thomas O’Sullivan which he...

There are roughly 400 known ogham inscriptions on stone monuments scattered around the west coast of Ireland, particularly in Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula , the bulk of them dating to the 4th and...

A Douglas C47 Military Skytrain similar to the plane that crashed into the mountain...

A Douglas C47 Military Skytrain similar to the plane that crashed into the mountain cliffs of Cumeenapéiste near Corrán Tuathal Kerry on December 17th 1943 tragically claiming the lives of the five American Airmen...

Catch of the Day, Cromane, August 1961

Catch of the Day, Cromane, August 1961.

Donkey and cart journey. It was a common mode of transport in rural Ireland...

Donkey and cart journey. It was a common mode of transport in rural Ireland during the 1960's and early 1970's.

Cromane Mussels being prepared for export, circa 1970

Cromane Mussels being prepared for export, circa 1970.

Patsy Foley catches up with his weilding repairs on his farm in Glounaguillagh North,...

Patsy Foley catches up with his weilding repairs on his farm in Glounaguillagh North, 2014.

A not unusual scene in an Irish Country Cottage with the bike parked up...

The dresser where the best delph along with other accoutrements and paraphernalia were to be found in the traditional Irish kitchen. The bike which was the main mode of transport in rural Ireland at...

A traditional scene now sadly a rarity which would have been a familiar sight...

A traditional scene now sadly a rarity which would have been a familiar sight to many who grew in rural Ireland in the first half of the 20th Century. Rangue, Killorglin, 2014.

The Sacred Heart picture and Lamp. Rangue, Killorglin, 2014

The Sacred Heart picture and Lamp. Rangue, Killorglin, 2014. The Sacred Heart Lamp was always kept lighting in the Irish Catholic homes as there was always a great devotion to the Sacred Heart of...
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