20 Cows For Lough Oughter

Acrylic and pastel on paper
54 x 206cm x 21 x 81″

In 1327, Lough Oughter Castle was taken from the O’Reilly’s by the O’Rorke’s, but given back again for twenty cows. Soon again it fell into hands of the O’Rorke’s.

From The Breffny Antiquarian Society Journal for 1922.

Female artist photo