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Final performances for students of Whistleblast composition programme

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Three WhistleBlast Quartet Composition Programme Final Performances featuring students of all musical abilities and backgrounds, are set to take place over the coming months.

Mayo co-operative creameries, the original cash cow

Irish farmers learned a long time ago that, in certain circumstances, working in co-operation could lead to real progress and maximised profit for each individual. The meitheal system, whereby a farmer would assist a neighbouring farmer, who would in turn reciprocate that help when needed, was a well established tradition in rural Ireland. The spirit of the meitheal was evident in the beginnings of the Irish co-operative movement. Co-operatives were operating since the 1880s and the concept of voluntary association among farmers went through strong periods as well as years of slow development.

 

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