Sonairte Potato Day

Sonairte Potato Day:
first held in 2011 and lovely to see it make a return this year
under the stewardship of Trevor Sargent, with the
Lissadell/Langford collection on display, lazy bed demonstrations, good potato eating in the café, and talks on potato growing and
on the fascinating world of the spud

I will think of it hereafter as The Great Potato Standoff of 2013.

The white-haired gentleman had, in my absence, clutched one of my two packets of Lumpers and was peering somewhat demandingly in my direction.

“Well, are they for sale or aren’t they?” he said. It was more challenge than question. He repeated it several times.

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