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Lease Raheen and Lismagrew 1874.pdf
Lease between William Blosse Armstrong (Portarlington), his son Capt. Richard Armstrong and John William Cooke (Fortwilliam Tipperary) of 180 acres of Raheen and Lismagrew lands in Holycross for 3 lives or 31 years. 1872

Black and white image of A Rural Science class photo taken in the old school Holycross.
Back row: Tom Connolly (Teacher) Joe Quinlan, P.J. Barrett, Tom Ryan, Pat Duggan, Liam McGrath, Andy Slattery, Matty Hayes, Jim Ryan, Thomas O'Donnell, Denis…

Working the threasher 1975.jpg
Colour image of two men working the old machine at the old style threshing in Holycross. 1975

Reaping with tractor and old machine.jpg
Colour image of Jim Cormack and John Flanagan, Galbertstown, operating an old reaping machine in an oat field, Newtown Co. Tipperary

Reaping near Holycross.jpg
Colour image of a reaping team of Jim Cormack and John Flanagan cutting oats in a field near Holycross. October 1975

Ozzie Bennet engine 1975.jpg
Colour image of Osmond Bennett & Sons Ltd., steam engine passing Holycross parish church, October 1975

Osmond Bennet engine in front of Abbey 1975.jpg
Colour image of Osmond Bennett & Sons Ltd., steam engine in front of Holycross Abbey for the old time threshing. 1975

Operating the vintage milling machine 1975
Harry Langley and Patrick Flanagan operating the vintage baling machine at the old time threshing. 1975

Old time reaping_tea time.jpg
Colour image of reapers having a tea break.
L to R, Jim Cormack, Michael Flanagan, Jim Butler? and Gerry Spillane having a tea break at the old time reaping. Holycross. 1975

Jim Cormack on the reaper
Colour image of old time reaping at Newtown, Holycross. Jim Cormack of Galbertstown is operating the reaper. October 1975
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