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With all the hoopla surrounding Halloween, there is another Irish Samhain tradition that gets overlooked, the practice of winterage in the Burren in Co. Clare.

 Burren WInterage Weekend

 

Winterage is a practice of transhumance agriculture (where animals are moved from one grazing ground to another seasonally). On the Burren it’s the reason why local biodiversity is so unique. Read the rest of this entry »

Brilliant bit of time-lapse photography showing off the Burren in all its atmospheric majesty. I could watch this for ages.