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Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co Mayo

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The making of three-legged chairs has a long tradition throughout Europe. In Ireland they were made by carpenters in Connacht in the 19th century, but may have been made even earlier than that. Today they are known as Sligo or Tuam Chairs.

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Tuam chair
Tuam chair. NMI Collections F:1953.1

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Country Life

Turlough Park,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

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