Children watching a poteen still
Photographer:Welch, Robert John
Description:A photograph of three children watching a poteen still in Connemara in Galway county. Poteen is an alcoholic drink brewed from potatoes. The three children are barefoot, and all three are wearing caps. There is a dog lying on the ground nearby. The alcohol is collected from the still into a wooden barrel. It is flowing from the base of the barrel into a cup. There is a small barrel, with a funnel attached to it, lying on the ground nearby. There is a stone wall on the left, and there is a series of houses on the left of this stone wall.