[Turf-cutting meitheal, Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry.] - UCD Digital Library

Turf-cutting meitheal, Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry.

In collection Folklore Photograph Collection

Origin information
Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Co. Chiarraí (Éire) / Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry (Ireland) : Coimisiún Béaloideasa Éireann (CBÉ) / Irish Folklore Commission - Copyright
Date created:
Type of resource
still image
Physical description
1 photograph (image/tiff) — Digital origin: reformatted digital — Reformating quality: preservation
Note
079 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Good condition.
Note
Farmers used often join together in order to get important, labour-intensive jobs, such as turf-cutting, haymaking, etc. completed quickly and in order to avail of good weather. "Meitheal" was one of the terms used to describe these groups of workers.
Languages
English  
Genre
Photograph
Subject
Ballyferriter (Kerry, Ireland)
Livelihood and Household Support
Fuel--Ireland
Peat--Ireland
Turf--Ireland
Wetlands--Ireland
Bogs--Ireland
Location
UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics. National Folklore Collection UCD. Folklore Photograph Collection. B102.18.00038
Note
079 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Good condition.
Note
Farmers used often join together in order to get important, labour-intensive jobs, such as turf-cutting, haymaking, etc. completed quickly and in order to avail of good weather. "Meitheal" was one of the terms used to describe these groups of workers.

Record source
Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin — Record identifier: uri:info:fedora/ivrla:10257

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Copyright of the original resource: © University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Dublin. Copyright and reproduction rights for all items in this collection are held by University College Dublin and administered by the National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin, Newman Building, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.