The Potato Crop is the Main Crop in Ireland

Aughrim, Co. Galway

We sow an acre of potatoes every year on our farm. The land is very suitable so there is always a good crop. The soil is ploughed before Christmas and harrowed in February. Sometimes ridges were made but now it’s drills.

Collector: Joe Moclare, Fairfield, Co. Galway

Informant: Unknown

Place: Aughrim, Co. Galway

Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’,

This page was added on 29/04/2017.

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