I'm sure we all know the old saw “Leitrim, where the snipe wear wellingtons”?
This Eason image of a thatched cottage surrounded with trees, bushes, rushes, and with Crumphin Mountain in the distance would seem to make this a truism. Life was tough on the land in Leitrim, and this illustrates it very effectively!
Collection: Eason Photographic Collection
Date: between 1900-1939
NLI Ref: Eas 2639
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons