We needed a change from the tragedy of yesterday and where better than Ireland's least appreciated and really beautiful county of Leitrim? Lurganboy looks a bit damp but you have men at work and naturally you have men watching the men at work but what is it that the man in the bowler is holding?
While the discussion on today's image was almost quieter than the scene itself, we do have confirmation (from Fred Dean Snr
) of the location. Including an unequivocal "then and now" comparison via Google StreetView
Collection: Eason Photographic Collection
Date: Catalogue range c.1900-1920
NLI Ref: Eas 2643
You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons
They are cutting a fallen tree, possibly after a storm. email@example.com,-8.2097892,3a,60y,268.7h,8...
A DOG....do I win a Bun??
Congratulation for your beautiful Album.
National Library of Ireland on The Commons
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] A virtual sticky bun with raspberry jam on top! And thanks to https://www.flickr.com/photos/abandonedrailsireland for the StreetView link. Which I've added to the description...
Irish Centenarians (Lurganboy 1910) - trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/123835815