National Geographic : 1951 May
© National Geographic Society + To a Kerry Turf Bog Goes a Pony Cart for a Staggering Load of Peat About a fifth of Ireland is bog, yielding a primitive coal. Housewives call it dirty; they yearn for cleaner, costlier English coal. The driver will load his cart to nearly twice its height, but not a spadeful will he lose, though he drives down a mountain. 0/4 Kodachromes by Dorothea Sheats y Dunquin's Stone-fenced Farms Drop Down to the Sea Some residents scratch a meager living from the soil; others catch lobsters; a few get help from abroad. But many, leaving empty cottages, emigrate from this "next parish to America." Gaelic students love Dunquin as the heart of the Irish-speaking West.