Down on the Bog

Stories from an Irish Bog.

For millennia, the bog was the chief source of fuel for the people of Ireland. The cutting, drying & transportation of the turf from their property strips  was a time-honoured activity that absorbed  most members of the families for many weeks during the spring & summer months

Click on the blue text in each of the titles below to hear the stories of working on the Bogs of Ireland in days gone by.