Moynalty Steam Threshing started back in 1976 with a meeting held in the local community hall. A group of people came together to raise funds to help build an extension to the local church. Dickie Gilsenan suggested holding a steam threshing at the local GAA pitch. A committee was formed with John Sheridan as Chairman. The very first Steam Threshing Festival was held that October at Moynalty GAA grounds.
Harry Rowntree’s McLaren Steam Engine and Sheridan’s Mill were at the first Threshing. There were other attractions including Irish Dancing and some sREAD MORE
Please note that The Moynalty Museum is open by appointment only.
The Museum is also open on Threshing Day and there is a lift for ease
of access to the top floor.
For Tours Please Contact:
Betty 046 9244810 (office) 087 1635426 or 087 2393342
Peter 087 2393342
Light refreshments are availableREAD MORE