Film: 6198

Places + Locations | 1940 | Silent | Colour

Synopsis:

Connemara, Ireland 1940's
Padraig O'Conaire statue.
Galway Bay. Country life, farming, stone cottages. Fishing. Annual pony or horse show. 'Twelve Pins' mountains. Castles.
Villages with picturesque cottages. Rugged landscape. Thatched cottage with three children standing in doorway. Hen and chicks. Farming. Hoeing and haymaking. Hay ricks. Sickle and Scythe. Tying Corn sheaths. Donkey pulling hay cart.
Fishing and fishermen pulling in the nets retrieving fish.
Workers in brown bogs extracting peat for fuel. Donkey pulling load of peat.
Connemara ponies in open air Sale and Show. A big day out for many people. Horses being judged. Rosette pinned to the winner. Locals gossiping and Old men chatting. Horse and foal.
The Twelve Pins Mountains range from Carna to Clifden to Leenane which dominate the landscape. Great views. Car going away from camera along a track in foreground. Castle.
Gardens and village life. A boy walks stepping stones across a river. A fisherman with rod. Foaming waters. Magnificent views.


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