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WATCH: Making hay while the sun shines

Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 9:44am

Story by Siobhan Holliman
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WATCH: Making hay while the sun shines

30/05/2018 Make Hay While The Sun Shines.......Michael John Mullins puts the finishing touhes to making a cock of hay while the sun shines in a field in Tuam. Photo; Ray Ryan

WATCH: Making hay while the sun shines

30/05/2018 Make Hay While The Sun Shines.......Michael John Mullins puts the finishing touhes to making a cock of hay while the sun shines in a field in Tuam. Photo; Ray Ryan

THE DAWN chorus has been at risk of being drowned out by the constant hum of tractors at sunrise over the past two weeks as farmers cut grass fields as quickly as possible.

The Tuam Herald came across three men who had no fear of putting their backs into hay making on the outskirts of Tuam.

It was a rare sight to come across on a bright and warm summer’s evening; a tradition that has been lost to archives and historical farming reconstruction events.

Read more and see additional photos in this week's edition of The Tuam Herald

 

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