Collection: Our Own Place Photographic Project >> Athlone's oldest commercial activity [graphic]
Athlone's oldest commercial activity
|Main Creator:||O'Brien, Gearoid, photographer|
This photograph shows Mr.Kieran Kilmartin setting eel nets north of the weir wall in Athlone. These eels nets are evidence of Athlone's oldest recorded commercial activity. The Clunial monks had fishing rights at least from 1216. To-day the fisheries are the property of the Electricty Supply Board
|Published / Created:||
23 Nov 1993
Project sponsored by RTÉ and Fuji Photo Film (Ireland) Ltd.
Film number: 2 ; frame number: 32
Old Athlone Society
Photograph taken at 13:45 23 Nov 1993
Physical description: 1 photograph ; 15 x 10cm.
Geographic Coverage: Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Province of Leinster, Ireland.
|Contained in:||Our Own Place Photographic Project|
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|OOP_2/32||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.