EP9 The Fair days and the milking stools

Nov 07, 2020, 03:18 PM

Local marriages, horses, large cattle and pig Fairs, the harvest, hand milking and the Irish Civil War and War of Independence connection. It's all here in episode 9. Hear about 'Woodbines', rural electrification and ration books, why good neighbours were so indispensable and why the humble cow is as important now as she was then. Recorded in a cow byre in Tipperary with Tom Clancy. If you enjoy please subscribe and share. Email nbclancy@hotmail.com Find us on FB, Twitter and Instagram.

Local marriages, horses, the large cattle and pig Fairs, 'tanglers', the advent of farm mechanisation, the harvest and threshing, hand milking and the War of Independence and Irish Civil War connection. It's all here in episode 9. In the days of "no waste" hear what it was like to grow up in rural Ireland in the years after the second World War. Find out from the horse's mouth about the days of 'Woodbine's, rural electrification and ration books, why good neighbours were indispensable and why the humble cow is still as important now as she was then. Recorded in a cow byre in county Tipperary with Tom Clancy.

 

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