There are about 1,000 objects in this combined collection.
The fishing is representative of inshore and freshwater fishing and consists of a range of objects – fish spears, gaffs, nets, pots, strokehauls, weights lines and hooks.
The objects to do with hunting are mainly for trapping and snaring birds and small animals as well as a small number of firearms.
Séamas Mac An Iomaire, Cladaí Chonamara, An Gúm, Dublin 1985. Trans by P. de Bhaldraithe as The Shores of Connemara , Kinvara 2000.
C. Mac Carthaigh, ‘An tSaighneoireacht in Iarthar Chiarraí,’ in An Fharraige, Iris na hOidhreachta 5, An Daingean 1993.
Eiblhlín Ní Mhurchú – ‘An tIascach a bhí’ – Céad Bliain , Mícheál Ó Cíosáin (eag), Baile an Fhirtéaraigh 1973, 194-212.
Críostóir Mac Carthaigh – Shark Hunting in Ireland, Maritime Life and Traditions, No 13, 2-15.’
Anne O’Dowd, ‘Resources of Life: Aspects of Working and Fishing on the Aran Islands in Book of Aran (194-220), ed Anne Korff et al, Kinvara.