[Fish trap for catching mullet, Portacloy, Co. Mayo.] - UCD Digital Library

Fish trap for catching mullet, Portacloy, Co. Mayo.

In collection Folklore Photograph Collection

Origin information
Port an Chlóidh, Co. Mhaigh Eo (Éire) / Portacloy, Co. Mayo (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
099 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Good condition.
Note
The fish-trap in the photograph operated as follows: A piece of ground beside the river was enclosed with a loose stone wall which was about 3' in height. The mullet were carried into the trap with high-tide and when the water drained out with the low-tide the fish were unable to escape.
Languages
English  
Genre
Photograph
Subject
Portacloy (Mayo, Ireland)
Livelihood and Household Support
Fishing--Ireland
Location
UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics. National Folklore Collection UCD. Folklore Photograph Collection. B007.03.00001
Note
099 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Good condition.
Note
The fish-trap in the photograph operated as follows: A piece of ground beside the river was enclosed with a loose stone wall which was about 3' in height. The mullet were carried into the trap with high-tide and when the water drained out with the low-tide the fish were unable to escape.

Record source
Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin — Record identifier: uri:info:fedora/ivrla:10297

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