Saturday, 29 July 2017

Videos of Irish Farming Life

I've just stumbled across an absolutely brilliant Facebook page, entitled Videos of Irish Farming Life, available at It carries videos demonstrating traditional farming techniques in Ireland, as recorded by John Thompson in Garvagh, which can also be purchased on DVD from

I've learned more about flax scutching (part of the linen manufacturing process) in five minutes from this site than I have from years of reading about it! Well worth subscribing to.


My next 5 week Scottish Research Online course commences Sept 11th 2017 - details at For my genealogy guide books, visit, whilst details of my research service are at Further content is also published daily on The GENES Blog Facebook page at

No comments:

Post a Comment