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Stables, Monivea Castle, Athenry, Co Galway, around 1900

1900/1900

National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland

Essential for transport and farm work, the Irish draught horse, considered to be one of the best hunters of its time, was also key in the successful breeding and sale of Irish equine stock. Estates employed grooms, yardmen and blacksmiths, who often lodged in the stable block.

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  • Title: Stables, Monivea Castle, Athenry, Co Galway, around 1900
  • Date: 1900/1900
  • Location: Athenry, County Galway, Ireland

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