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Interview with Sarah Fawcitt, Norwegian Maritime Museum, on the 1721 shipwreck of the Providence, out of Cork
Inside of a modern Gea continuous butter maker
Im – I am (8:24) performed at The Butter Museum on 12 September 2019. Choreographed and performed by Sara Hernández Páramo. Music composed by JJ Riordan with Dara O’Brien. Voice Carrie McCollum. Video by Eoin Ó hAnnracháin
Very good website on butter
Scenes from the recent exhibition at Dairygold in Mitchelstown marking the centenary of Mitchelstown Co-op. The Butter Museum loaned a number of items for the exhibition.
Gloria enjoying the leftover butter milk from our butter making at the Cork Public Museum, part of the Digging the Past Programme; Beans is taking a cautious few drops.
Poster for the forthcoming performance of IM-IAM
Scenes from butter making demonstrations at the Cork Public Museum on Friday 27th September as part of the “Dig the Past” programme of events.
From Basenotes, an online magazine in Vancouver
Images from Sara Hernandez’s performance of IM-I AM at the Museum on Thursday 12th of September. The piece was also choreographed by Ms Hernandez.
Website of traditional Irish farming practices
Don at a recent butter making; photo by Christiana Kazakou
Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary butter wrapper
Cow’s udder from The Book of the Dairy, by W. Fleishmann (1896)
Press Launch for the Old Butter Roads Food Festival
Images of the refurbished Butter Museum, which opened today.
Grazing, Lismore, Co, Waterford, December 2018
Ceramic plate for cutting butter; from a shop in Co. Sligo. Made by J. Newman, Scale Manufacturer and General Shopfitter, 136 Capel Street, Dublin.
Clearout preparatory to the refurbishment
Memorial Plaque and Statue in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
German Butter Girl
Some of our milk churns in the lift en route upstairs. The ground floor is being cleared in preparation for the refurbishment that is to start soon.
Scenes from the 4th Annual Lecture in UCC on the 1st November. Joe Gill, from Goodbody Stockbroker’s, gave a talk on Irish Food in the Next Century.
Fermoy Men’s Club outside the Museum after a tour on Tuesday.
Walking tour of Shandon as part of Urban October, Sunday 14th October
View of a group of French agriculture students in the Museum last Monday
A group of Austrian travel writers, and their guide, Miriam Ahern, prior to their visit to the Museum last Saturday.
Oola Creamery, Oola, Co. Limerick, Sep 2018
Scenes from a recent walking tour of Shandon
List of butter merchants in Cork city in 1856; of the seventy two listed, two thirds are in the Shandon area
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