Thatching roofs have become a thing of the past, with this trade having become more niche over the last number of years.
Many people of a certain generation will have never witnessed the process of thatching a roof.
To make up for the lack of experience, here is a video to find out all about how a roof is thatched and the various elements involved in the process.
A thatcher explains the process that went into making the roof for this traditional Irish pub.
Video source: Videos of Irish Farming Life YouTube