W1567 : The Coolmountain Soup Pot, Ballingeary, County Cork

taken 14 years ago, near to Ballingeary and Inchinossig Bridge, Cork, Ireland

The Coolmountain Soup Pot, Ballingeary, County Cork
The Coolmountain Soup Pot, Ballingeary, County Cork
This large, cast iron, vessel was used to make soup for starving families during the Great Irish Famine, 1847-51. It was provided by the resident of Coolmountain House, a few miles away in this parish. It was discovered this century, by the local historical society, in use as an outdoor hot-tub. It was kindly donated to the Society and a plinth and shelter erected for its display in Ballingeary.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 March, 2008
Category
Historical item   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 151 671 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.0621N 9:13.9084W
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Irish: geotagged! W 150 671
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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