Lorna Elms

My pages:

Page link: EMIGRATION & OUR COUNTY GALWAY DIASPORA
EMIGRATION & OUR COUNTY GALWAY DIASPORA
Thursday 8th September 2016
Page link: The Launch of the ARTefacts Exhibition
The Launch of the ARTefacts Exhibition
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Page link: TY History Box Project
TY History Box Project
By Marian Maguire, Class History teacher
Page link: ARTefacts - an exhibition of student work
ARTefacts - an exhibition of student work
St Joseph's Secondary School, Convent of Mercy, Castlebar
Page link: Website Editing Handouts
Website Editing Handouts
WordPress/Multi-site Platform
Page link: Kells Local History Treasure Trove
Kells Local History Treasure Trove
6th December 2015 3:00 p.m.
Page link: Training Handouts & Presentations
Training Handouts & Presentations
Useful information for iCAN Members & Heritage Groups
Page link: Congratulations to Burrishoole Barony & @bbarclay9
Congratulations to Burrishoole Barony & @bbarclay9
Winners of the #BattleOfTheBaronies photo comp
Page link: Headfort Demesne Autumn Walk
Headfort Demesne Autumn Walk
Sunday 10th October 3:30 p.m.
Page link: 101 Mayo People Launch
101 Mayo People Launch
101 Mayo People Project
Page link: The Nine Baronies of Mayo
The Nine Baronies of Mayo
Check the location of your nomination
Page link: Find out How to Enter
Find out How to Enter
Learn more about Battle of the Baronies Photo Competition
Page link: Spire of Loyd Open!
Spire of Loyd Open!
27/6 and 28/6, 12-4pm
Page link: Headfort Demesne: A Summer's Walk
Headfort Demesne: A Summer's Walk
27/6/2015, 9:30-11:30am
Page link: Circle the Monastic Walls of Kells - Full Moon Walk
Circle the Monastic Walls of Kells - Full Moon Walk
Thursday 2nd July, 2015 9:30 p.m.
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Kells Co. Meath.
Page link: Decorating the May Bush
Decorating the May Bush
By Michael Heffernan
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
Smithborough, Monaghan
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Claremorris, Co. Mayo
Page link: May Bush
May Bush
Ballyhaise, Cavan
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
Crookstown area, Co. Cork
Page link: Flowers / May Bough
Flowers / May Bough
Rosenallis Co. Laois
Page link: May Pole / Dancing
May Pole / Dancing
Arklow Sea Scout Hall, Dock Road, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Arklow, Co wicklow
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
St Michaels Tce, Arklow Co wicklow
Page link: May Dew
May Dew
Roscam, Galway
Page link: May Bush
May Bush
Corrageen, Rathnure, Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford
Page link: Flowers / Bough over the threshold
Flowers / Bough over the threshold
Ashbourne, County Meath
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
My House, Boyle, Roscommon
Page link: Sprinkling of Holy Water
Sprinkling of Holy Water
Rathordan, Cashel, County Tipperary
Page link: May Bush
May Bush
Mullaghbawn, Co Armagh
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
Ardara, Co. Donegal
Page link: Location of County Council, Galway City, Co. Galway
Location of County Council, Galway City, Co. Galway
Home of Galway Community Heritage Archives
Page link: Genealogy Sources
Genealogy Sources
To help with your research
Page link: Spire of Lloyd Open
Spire of Lloyd Open
15/02/2015, 12-4pm
Page link: The Mannion Clan of County Galway
The Mannion Clan of County Galway
Friday 29th August @ 9pm
Page link: Foxford Riverfest
Foxford Riverfest
22,23,24 August 2014
Page link: Inaugural Poetry Supper 8pm 29th August 2014
Inaugural Poetry Supper 8pm 29th August 2014
Exploring Francis Ledwidge in the Context of Word War I
Page link: Six Word Story Competition for Adults
Six Word Story Competition for Adults
For the month of August 2014
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Page link: DONEGAL - BY DESIGN
DONEGAL - BY DESIGN
By Joy Elliott
Page link: Spire of Lloyd, Kells
Spire of Lloyd, Kells
Open to the public 15/6/2014
Page link: Bough over the threshold
Bough over the threshold
Lahinch, Co Clare
Page link: Kells1200
Kells1200
5-8/6/2014
Page link: Poetry Competition Results
Poetry Competition Results
Check out the winning entries here
Page link: I Got Lost Once
I Got Lost Once
Dafe Orugbo, 6th year
Page link: John Geoghegan
John Geoghegan
Farmer, Conradh na Gaeilge activist, GAA member and Nationalist
Page link: Swift Conservation Project
Swift Conservation Project
GMIT Mayo Campus
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Market Square, Castlebar
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Scotstown village, Monaghan
Page link: May Pole / Dancing / May Bush
May Pole / Dancing / May Bush
Moon River Grotto, Ballinlaw, Slieverue, Co. Kilkenny.
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
Tiroddy, Ramelton, Co Donegal
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
On doorsteps all through the town of Westport Co. Mayo.
Page link: May Dew
May Dew
Moynehall, Cavan
Page link: May Altar, May Dew, Flowers on the Doorstep
May Altar, May Dew, Flowers on the Doorstep
Castlebar, Scoil Raifteirí
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
Corridor of St. Theresa's Ward building
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
Rathcoole, Co. Dublin. Saggart, Co. Dublin.
Page link: Kells Heritage Weekend
Kells Heritage Weekend
5/4/11am-6/4/4pm
Page link: Beyond The Grave
Beyond The Grave
25-27 April
Page link: Williamstown House & Townland - A History
Williamstown House & Townland - A History
Wednesday 26th March 8-10pm
Page link: The Emigrant's Suitcase
The Emigrant's Suitcase
By Ruairí Elms-Harrison, 2nd Year
Page link: Anglo Irish Bank Sign
Anglo Irish Bank Sign
by Elisa Kehrel, 5th Year
Page link: The Slave Chain
The Slave Chain
By Jessica Reilly, 5th Year
Page link: James Connolly's Shirt, 1916
James Connolly's Shirt, 1916
By Alannah Murray, 5th Year
Page link: The Tara Brooch
The Tara Brooch
By Saoirse Brennan, 5th Year
Page link: Joint 2nd Prize, Post-primary
Joint 2nd Prize, Post-primary
Empty Cooking Pot (1845-9)
Page link: The Viking Longship
The Viking Longship
By Jenny Tobin, 5th Year
Page link: Titanic Launch Ticket
Titanic Launch Ticket
By Jamie McGowan, 5th Year
Page link: A Threatening Letter, 1842
A Threatening Letter, 1842
By Emma Begley, 5th Year
Page link: Find out How to Enter
Find out How to Enter
Learn more about 'The History of Ireland in 100 Objects'
Page link: The Gun
The Gun
By Sarah Higgins, 5th Year
Page link: TITANIC LAUNCH TICKET, MAY 1911
TITANIC LAUNCH TICKET, MAY 1911
By Shauna Costello, 5th Year
Page link: Bloody Sunday Handkerchief
Bloody Sunday Handkerchief
By Avril Moran, 5th Year
Page link: Slave Chain
Slave Chain
By Matthew Armstrong, 5th Year
Page link: 2nd Prize, Primary Level
2nd Prize, Primary Level
The Wicker Cradle
Page link: Kells Heritage Weekend
Kells Heritage Weekend
15-16/02/2014
Page link: Kells Heritage Weekend
Kells Heritage Weekend
25 & 26 Jan 10am-4pm
Page link: Applications invited for a Contract Project Co-ordinator
Applications invited for a Contract Project Co-ordinator
Féile na Tuaithe 2014 - Family Festival
Page link: Celtic Imbolg Festival
Celtic Imbolg Festival
01 February 2014 from 10.00 to 17.00
Page link: Mother passes;
Mother passes;
Santa arrives 40 years later
Page link: Our Patchwork Christmas Tree
Our Patchwork Christmas Tree
A family heirloom
Page link: Festive Card collection
Festive Card collection
and Santa Letter 1934
Page link: Humpty Dumpty
Humpty Dumpty
A Memory of Christmas
Page link: Spire of Lloyd open
Spire of Lloyd open
Sun 10 November. 12-4pm
Page link: The 'Christmas Box'
The 'Christmas Box'
Colleen Assorted Sweets
Page link: THE IRISHNESS OF THE HON. ARTHUR WESLEY, 1ST DUKE OF WELLINGTON
THE IRISHNESS OF THE HON. ARTHUR WESLEY, 1ST DUKE OF WELLINGTON
A Two-Day Conference: Friday 4 October - Saturday 5 October 2013
Page link: Your Christmas Story...
Your Christmas Story...
How to Enter and Terms & Conditions of Entry
Page link: Abbeys have abbots:
Abbeys have abbots:
names and naming of medieval religious houses
Page link: Useful Sources & Publications:
Useful Sources & Publications:
The Schools' Manuscript Collection 1937-8
Page link: Classroom Resource - 'Bringing History to Life'
Classroom Resource - 'Bringing History to Life'
A Step by Step guide to the Schools' Folklore Project
Page link: Have you visited the Museum of Country Life?
Have you visited the Museum of Country Life?
Would you like to tell us your recollections?
Page link: Heritage Week: Documentation Discoveries
Heritage Week: Documentation Discoveries
Friday 23rd August at 3pm
Page link: Culture Night 2013
Culture Night 2013
Friday 20th September at 7pm
Page link: Fairies & Folklore Summer Camp: Make your Own Illustrated Book
Fairies & Folklore Summer Camp: Make your Own Illustrated Book
Tues 23rd to Fri 26th July 2pm - 4.30pm daily
Page link: Tally Stick
Tally Stick
Counting the days.....
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
May Custom: Mullingar
Page link: Connemara's Hidden Heritage
Connemara's Hidden Heritage
Friday 26th & Saturday 27th April 2013
Page link: Location of County Council, Wicklow Town, County Wicklow
Location of County Council, Wicklow Town, County Wicklow
Home of Our Wicklow Heritage Community Archive
Page link: Our May Memories
Our May Memories
Residents of The Lawn, Claremorris
Page link: 'Moorehall during the Famine 1845-1850'
'Moorehall during the Famine 1845-1850'
8pm, Wednesday, 14th November 2012
Page link: Art Surpassing Nature: Dutch Landscapes in the Age of Rembrandt and Ruisdael
Art Surpassing Nature: Dutch Landscapes in the Age of Rembrandt and Ruisdael
Monday/29 October 2012 to Sunday/ 20 January 2013
Page link: Monastic Ireland - A Gift of the Nile
Monastic Ireland - A Gift of the Nile
Lecture Weds 10th October @ 8pm
Page link: Fashion Flashback Competition for Post Primary Schools
Fashion Flashback Competition for Post Primary Schools
Entry date extended to 8th February 2013
Page link: Flying the Flag for Killeen in Chicago
Flying the Flag for Killeen in Chicago
Traditional music making waves across the pond
Page link: Louisburgh HQ
Louisburgh HQ
Promoting Tourism, Enterprise & Community Activities in Louisburgh, Lecanvey & Killeen
Page link: The Hobnail Boot & The Bothán
The Hobnail Boot & The Bothán
Oughterard Newsletter March 2005
Page link: Annual Famine Walk 2012
Annual Famine Walk 2012
Commemorating Our Past and Acknowledging our Present
Page link: Recording of the Graveyards in Kilgeever Parish
Recording of the Graveyards in Kilgeever Parish
Moving forward with the times
Page link: Michael Previté - RIP
Michael Previté - RIP
Oughterard Newsletter
Page link: The O'Toole Family
The O'Toole Family
Accony / Roonah Point
Page link: Bessie Morrison
Bessie Morrison
Wool spinning in 1978
Page link: Mayo Organic Group Garden Trail
Mayo Organic Group Garden Trail
16th -23rd September 2012
Page link: In My Grandparent's Time....
In My Grandparent's Time....
Primary Schools' Competition
Page link: Who Do You Think You Are?
Who Do You Think You Are?
Culture Night Friday 21st September from 6pm to 8pm
Page link: Sprinkling of Easter water in the fields
Sprinkling of Easter water in the fields
Clashganny West, Newcastle Co Tipperary
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Fortlands estate, Castlebar.
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Lusk, North Co Dublin
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Geashill, Co Offaly
Page link: May Bush
May Bush
Kiltormer, Ballinasloe, Co Galway
Page link: May Bush
May Bush
Kiltormer, Ballinasloe Co Galway
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Scotstown, Co Monaghan
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Woodfield, Kilkelly, Co Mayo
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Cloonturk, Kilkelly, Co Mayo
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
Urbleshanny, Scotstown, Co Monaghan
Page link:
"The Month of the Blessed Virgin"
By Mary B Davitt in conversation with Mary O'Malley
Page link: 2012 The International Year of the Rural Landscape
2012 The International Year of the Rural Landscape
ICOMOS photographic Competition
Page link: Flower Making
Flower Making
with Ballyhaunis Women's Group
Page link: May Fires & May Bush
May Fires & May Bush
Hill of Uisneach, Co. Westmeath
Page link: May Day in South Tyrone
May Day in South Tyrone
By Siobhán Mcdermott
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Castlebar Street, Newport Co Mayo
Page link: May Altar
May Altar
By Breege Walsh
Page link: Eve of May Day and May Day
Eve of May Day and May Day
By Mary Lavelle
Page link: Picking buttercups
Picking buttercups
By Mary Hall
Page link: Crowns for Our Lady
Crowns for Our Lady
By Averil Staunton
Page link: May Altars
May Altars
By Eamonn Kelly
Page link: Oughterard Wins Silver!
Oughterard Wins Silver!
at the Galway Heritage Awards 2011
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Westport Co Mayo
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Mill Street, Westport, Co Mayo
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Castlebar, Co Mayo
Page link: The May Altar
The May Altar
By Rose McHugh
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
The Mall, Westport Co. Mayo
Page link: Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Altamount Street, Westport, Co. Mayo
Page link: About the Survey
About the Survey
Welcoming the summer in the 21st century
Page link: Traditional May Day Customs in Ireland
Traditional May Day Customs in Ireland
By Clodagh Doyle, Curator Irish Folklife Division
Page link: Customs Survey Form
Customs Survey Form
Submit your May Customs
Page link: 'May Days Past' Online Form
'May Days Past' Online Form
Collecting and Sharing memories about May Day
Page link: May on Our Doorstep
May on Our Doorstep
How it all started
Page link: Historic Courthouse built c.1750 to be converted for Boxing Club
Historic Courthouse built c.1750 to be converted for Boxing Club
Ballinrobe boxing club president welcomes club's new home
Page link: The Roscommon Abbey Watercolour
The Roscommon Abbey Watercolour
A mystery examined
Page link: 'The Friars of Urlaur'
'The Friars of Urlaur'
& the power of chastity
Page link: A Christmas Story 1955
A Christmas Story 1955
by Carmel Sheeran, Galway
Page link: Turloughs, Floods and Wells
Turloughs, Floods and Wells
Health Issues and Challenges for our times
Page link: The Christmas Collection 1961
The Christmas Collection 1961
By Joe McGowan, Sligo
Page link: A Special Christmas
A Special Christmas
By Philomena Young, Foxrock Dublin 18
Page link: A Not-So-White Christmas
A Not-So-White Christmas
By Liam Greene, Glasnevin, Dublin 11.
Page link: A Christmas Time to Remember
A Christmas Time to Remember
By Rose Kelly- Cogan, Galway
Page link: Christmas Past
Christmas Past
by Rita Price, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Page link: Nollaig na mBan
Nollaig na mBan
Another Great Irish Winter Festival
Page link: Some Placenames
Some Placenames
Turlough Civil Parish
Page link: Masterpieces from the Collection
Masterpieces from the Collection
Ongoing throughout 2012
Page link: Rural Electrification
Rural Electrification
A changed Ireland
Page link: The Wren Boys
The Wren Boys
A St.Stephen's Day tradition
Page link: Notes on Brickmaking
Notes on Brickmaking
Co. Roscommon and elsewhere
Page link: Some Thoughts on Wrought
Some Thoughts on Wrought
Iron Gates of Coolaney and Collooney, Co. Sligo
Page link: Winter Solstice Sunrise
Winter Solstice Sunrise
18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd December
Page link: Admiral William Brown
Admiral William Brown
Liberator of Argentina
Page link: Máméan Pilgrimage
Máméan Pilgrimage
Today & Yesterday
Page link: Irish Community Archive Network
Irish Community Archive Network
Find out where our archive communities are located
Page link: Heritage Trees of Ireland
Heritage Trees of Ireland
Recording & mapping important Irish trees
Page link: The Cross of Cong
The Cross of Cong
A Medieval Treasure
Page link: Isaac Weld
Isaac Weld
Topographer and Artist
Page link: Rural Childhood in the 1950s
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
A Trip Down Memory Lane
Page link: The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Drummin Wood
The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Drummin Wood
Notes from an autumn ramble
Page link: How to Add Your Story
How to Add Your Story
Text Directions
Page link: Location of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Location of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Home of the Our Irish Heritage national Community Archive
Page link: Location of Louisburgh & Killeen, Co. Mayo
Location of Louisburgh & Killeen, Co. Mayo
Home of the Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage Community Archive
Page link: Location of Oughterard, Co Galway
Location of Oughterard, Co Galway
Home of the Oughterard Heritage Community Archive
Page link: Location of Ballinrobe Co. Mayo
Location of Ballinrobe Co. Mayo
Home of the Historical Ballinrobe Community Archive
Page link: How to add your story
How to add your story
Video Directions
Page link: Local Sources
Local Sources
Try some of these sources available in your local area
Page link: Setting up a Community Archive
Setting up a Community Archive
Things to consider