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Fr Kennedy slides: Threshing event

Title

Fr Kennedy slides: Threshing event

Subject

A collection of images relating to an old time threshing event in Holycross 8 October 1975

Description

Images of the old style threshing event held in celebration of the Abbey opening. John Butler of Beakstown allowed his oat crop to be cut by the traditional reaper and binder operated by Jim Cormack and John Flanagan both Galbertstown. Harry Langley (Horse and Jockey) and Patrick Flanagan (Galbertstown) provided the mill and Ossie Bennet of Stradbally Co. Laois brought his two steam engines and a barrell organ.

Creator

Fr Tom Kennedy

Date

8 October 1975

Rights

┬ęTipperary Studies

Format

Jpeg files

Language

English

Type

Still images

Coverage

Holycross, Co. Tipperary

Collection Items

Antique steam engine 1975
Colour image of Osmond Bennet and sons antique steam engine being taken off a low loader truck. 1975

Mill and straw bales threshing 1975
Colour image of an old steam driven mill and straw bales at old style threshing event. Holycross. 1975

Driving the old engine 1975
Colour image of two men driving the old threshing engine 1975

Old engine and marquee. threshing 1975
Colour image of an antique tractor outside the marquee where the threshing dance was held at the old style threshing event 1975

Old engines at threshing 1975
Colour image of an antique tractor and miller at an old style threshing event in Holycross 1975

Old time reaping at John Butlers
Colour image of a man and boy stooking the sheaves at an old time reaping in Holycross. October 1975

Old time reaping. Jim Cormack on reaper
Colour image of old time reaping at Newtown, Holycross. Jim Cormack of Galbertstown is operating the reaper. October 1975

Old time reaping tea time
Colour image of reapers having a tea break.
L to R, Jim Cormack, Michael Flanagan, Jim Butler? and Gerry Spillane having a tea break at the old time reaping. Holycross. 1975

Operating the vintage milling machine at threshing 1975
Harry Langley and Patrick Flanagan operating the vintage baling machine at the old time threshing. 1975

Osmond Bennett & Sons Ltd., steam engine in front of Abbey 1975
Colour image of Osmond Bennett & Sons Ltd., steam engine in front of Holycross Abbey for the old time threshing. 1975
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