[A Boyne coracle, Oldbridge, Co. Meath.] - UCD Digital Library

A Boyne coracle, Oldbridge, Co. Meath.

In collection Folklore Photograph Collection

Origin information
An Seandroichead , Co. na Mí (Éire) / Oldbridge, Co. Meath (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
108 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Good condition.
Note
The lath or wickerwork coracle was covered with cow-hide and was used for salmon fishing. It was used on the Boyne until comparitively recently and was an unusually late survivor of a type of craft which was probably once more commonly used on inland waterways in Ireland.
Languages
English  
Genre
Photograph
Subject
Oldbridge (Meath, Ireland)
Livelihood and Household Support
Fishing Boats--Ireland
Location
UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics. National Folklore Collection UCD. Folklore Photograph Collection. B006.16.00001
Note
108 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Good condition.
Note
The lath or wickerwork coracle was covered with cow-hide and was used for salmon fishing. It was used on the Boyne until comparitively recently and was an unusually late survivor of a type of craft which was probably once more commonly used on inland waterways in Ireland.

Record source
Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin — Record identifier: uri:info:fedora/ivrla:10315

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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.