Education

Farm and Country Life 1916

10th & 11th June 2016

Teagasc, Athenry, County Galway, Ireland.

Photos: Gerry Ahern

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Mellows College, Entrance to the Exhibition Arenas 

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Entrance to Farm and Country Life 2016

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Crowds arriving by bus

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Some of the huge crowd that attended the exhibition

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Through the Time Tunnel

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The Gigantic Arena

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The Welcoming Teagasc Staff

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Shops around the time of 1916

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National School Classroom 

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Shops and Crafts of Yesteryear and Today

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Grocer

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Distillery

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Saddler and Harness Maker

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Tinsmith

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Cobbler

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Basket Weaver

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Rural House Kitchen

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Rural House

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Rural House Kitchen

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IFA President, Joe Healy and rural ‘Housewives’

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Eviction Scenes

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A Typical rural village

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Police, Landlord’s Agents and Battering-ram arrive

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Landlord, His Agents and Police confer

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The Scene before Destruction of House and Eviction

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The Battering-ram used to destroy the house

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House destroyed and the Family out on the road

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Poultry

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Poultry Breeds on Display

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Circa 1916 Poultry Enclosure

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Hens and Geese

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Cock and Hens

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1916 Roosting Lean-to

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 Exhibits in the Big Field

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Sowing Potatoes with a Spade

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Piggery

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Sheep Cock makers Slaking the thirst 

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Shorthorn Cow

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Shorthorn Twin Calves

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Blackface Mountain Sheep

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Haymaking Machinery (circa 1916)

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Single Horse Mower

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Pierce No. 8 Mower

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Swath Turner

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Hay Turners made by Pierce of Wexford

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Hay Turners made by Pierce of Wexford

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Hay Cart

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Ploughs, Rollers and Seeders

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Plough

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Rollers

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Man and Horse Ploughing

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Ploughing circa 1916

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Harrowing

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