A LOOK BACK-We must always remember the Irish history...‘Long ago the people never wore shoes until they were twenty years of age’ probably well after the foot stopped growing and it was more reasonable to even consider a pair of expensive shoes. Shoes were very dear. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••The folklore of shoes: An account from Co. Galway.
by Colm on April 24, 2015 in Archaeology blogs, Foklore.
This blog post details some of the folklore and history surrounding shoes in early 20th century Ireland. It is based on information supplied by Pat Burke of Killamonagh, Co. Galway in 1938.
Information provided courtesy of: Irish Archeology
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Wonderful skies at my favourite yesterday.
A wee splash of colour.
Something a little brighter for Kirsty 😁
These cliffs, the highest in Western Europe, have been well photographed, but honestly, I can truly say that not one of those photos truly captures the scale of this place. It's a must visit if you're in Donegal. Go.
Yep, a lighthouse...
But look, it's a new one! Truly a bucket list place, and one I'll be back to. You could shoot here at so many different times of the year, next time I'd like a bit more movement in the sea, my long exposure was a little pointless.
Which one seems the likeliest?
The view from the abandoned church at Dunlewy. Legend has it that the one eyed Giant king of Tory, Balor, was killed there by his exciled grandson. And the poison from his eye split the rock, forming the Glen.
More truthfully it was a spelling mistake.