Date(s) - 10/06/2016 - 11/06/2016
All Day

Teagasc Mellows Campus, Athenry


Farming and Country Life 1916-2016


The Western Family History Association participated in Farming and Country Life 1916-2016, a major national event which hosted a series of highly interactive villages that explored all aspects of farming and country life in Ireland, under the themes of The 1916 Rising, Farm Family and Rural Life, The Land, Education and Co-operation, Mechanization of Farming, Livestock, and Sporting and Cultural Life.

The event took place on 10-11 June 2016 at the Teagasc Mellows Campus in Athenry.

An excellent review of the event by Patrick Freyne appeared in the Irish Times and can be read at

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Farming and Country Life 1916-2016