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Farmers stack hay on their farm in County #Cork - 1927.
A family stands outside their cottage in county #Cork, Ireland, 1927.
Two fishermen take a break in Spidéal, #Galway, 1913.

The boy is dressed in a skirt; a common safeguard against the fairy-kind.
A young girl knits a colourful woolen garment in Ardara, Co #Donegal, 1927.
A pair of girls collect turf for the fire - June, 1963, #Ireland.

A way of life that existed for hundreds of years but has now vanished.
"Irish children with their pony 'Gypsy' in Clondalkin, #Dublin - a metropolis where cars still dodge horse-drawn carts hauling vegetables to market."

- National Geographic, 1994
Street parties in #Dublin. Now extinct!

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