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CLIP 7801

Farming in medieval Ireland (audio)

Farming in medieval Ireland (audio)

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Key Info
  • Farming in medieval Ireland (audio)
  • Duration: 04:50
  • Audio description about Irish agriculture five or six centuries ago, with references to dairy farming and cheese making. Prof Valerie Hall claims there is evidence of the impact of historical events on the way people lived, in particular the Flight of the Earls.
  • Subject:



    Early Peoples

  • Keywords: medieval Ireland, colonising, agriculture, clachans, eradicated
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this as part of a study of historical settlement or as part of research into life in medieval Ireland.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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