Farming on Sliabh Liag / Feirmeoireacht ar Shliabh Liag

Farming on Sliabh Liag / Feirmeoireacht ar Shliabh Liag (HM1CXA)

Location: La Grange, Donegal 78945 County Donegal
Country: Ireland

N 54° 37.654', W 8° 41.065'

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Walking Through Donegal

— Ag Si—l Tr—d Dh—n na nGall —

Local farmers use the cliffs of Sliabh Liag as a grazing area for sheep. Hardy varieties of sheep suited to harsh mountain environments are raised to produce wool which was traditionally woven locally to produce the world famous Donegal Tweeds.

Baineann ne feirmeoir? ?iti?la ?id as Shlaibh Liag mar thalamh innilte do chaoire. T?gtar caoire de chine?il crua at? f?irsteanach do thimpeallacht sl?ibhe garbh le olann a shaothr?. Bh?odh an olann seo a sn?odh le br?id?n ch?ili?il Dh?n na nGall a dh?anamh.

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[1.] Spinning wool provided a welcome additional income for local families.
Ba mh?r an tairbhe do na teaghlaigh ?iti?la an teacht isteach breise seo a fuair siad ? shn?omh na h-olna.

[2.] Houses needed re-thatching every few years to keep them weatherproof.
Bh? ceann-tu? ?r a dh?th ar na tithe gach c?pla bliain le iad a choinne?il ?iscedh?onach.

Images courtesy of Kilcar Tourism Committee and Donegal County Museum
Is le c?irt?is do agus Maem Condae Dh?n na nGall na h-?omh?nna
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HM NumberHM1CXA
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Placed ByNDP, F?ilte Ireland, Donegal County Council, Donegal County Development Board, and ?dar?s na Gaeltachta
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 3:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 520373 N 6053394
Decimal Degrees54.62756667, -8.68441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 37.654', W 8° 41.065'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 37' 39.24" N, 8° 41' 3.90" W
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Area Code(s)979, 713
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 Unnamed Road, La Grange Donegal 78945, IE
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