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Richard Burke of Turlough
Richard Burke of Turlough
Lord of Mac William Íochtair
Mothers Of Modern Ireland
Mothers Of Modern Ireland
a people's history
A nostalgia filled visit
A nostalgia filled visit
Taking part in a "High Nelly" rally
Spire of Loyd Open!
Spire of Loyd Open!
27/6 and 28/6, 12-4pm
Headfort Demesne: A Summer's Walk
Headfort Demesne: A Summer's Walk
27/6/2015, 9:30-11:30am
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.
The Flight of the Dishes
The Flight of the Dishes
Dunguaire, Kinvara. Co. Galway
Flowers on doorstep
Flowers on doorstep
Kells Co. Meath.
Decorating the May Bush
Decorating the May Bush
By Michael Heffernan
May Altar
May Altar
Smithborough, Monaghan
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Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
I believe that Margaret Heavey was my grandfather's niece. We live in...
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On 02/07/2015
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
A Trip Down Memory Lane
I really enjoyed this article. Thank you very much....
By Mark Gorman
On 28/04/2015
Sister Lily Mc Nicholas
Sister Lily Mc Nicholas
O.B.E.
Thank you for bringing this wonderful woman to my attention! I had not come...
By Linda
On 15/04/2015
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Note the 2/3 houses on right of picture . They backed onto a rocky beach and...
By MN HAVS
On 04/03/2015
Patrick Canavan
Patrick Canavan
Private (25044), 15th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
I am not a relation of his but while visiting the area I stood beside his grave...
By gerry canavan
On 27/02/2015
Patrick McGing
Patrick McGing
His Time in England
Thank you for a great story.  ...
By John Mcging
On 27/02/2015
Johnny Cummins
Johnny Cummins
Paddy Burke's Right Hand man
Paddy Burke was indeed ahead of his time, a lovely warm human being who gave...
By Pete Lyons
On 23/02/2015
An Seanbhóthar
An Seanbhóthar
The Old Road
Maith thú Gerry, tá se seo an-suimiúil....
By Maggi Rua
On 23/02/2015
A Typical Night in the Hangar, Salthill, 1953
A Typical Night in the Hangar, Salthill, 1953
Certainly looks like Tom Browne - later a councillor /mayor ?...
By MN HAVS
On 23/02/2015
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Could this be a chap that later worked in Seapoint - possible first name Joe ?...
By MN HAVS
On 23/02/2015
Rogues Gallery
Rogues Gallery
In conjunction with 'Preserving The Peace: 200 years of Policing on the Island of Ireland, 1814 - 2014
As dodgy a Roscommon outlaw as ever I saw!...
By Brendan McGowan
On 27/01/2015
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
A Trip Down Memory Lane
What a wonderful article. I would like to add a note about the tea chests being...
By sandra Kilduff
On 27/01/2015
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Turf cutting around Kilmaine and Ballinrobe
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Turf cutting around Kilmaine and Ballinrobe
Sketches of turf cutters O, P and Q are missing....
By Dan Murphy
On 26/06/2015
Were any of the 25 orphans from Ballinrobe Workhouse your ancestors?
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Were any of the 25 orphans from Ballinrobe Workhouse your ancestors?
Part of the Earl Grey project
Hi Averil I've finished my dissertation on the Mayo Orphan Girls and have...
By Barbara Barclay
On 16/06/2015
No more tears in Their Eyes
From Historical Ballinrobe:
No more tears in Their Eyes
Creagh House, Ballinrobe, was a TB Sanatorium at one stage
Averil. Delighted to see this story on website.  Have the book and reread...
By Noelene Beckett Crowe
On 08/06/2015
Lardner Family, Ballinrobe
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Lardner Family, Ballinrobe
Stone Masons
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On 21/05/2015
David Shaw Smith
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David Shaw Smith
Maker of the 'Hands' series
I am fascinated all over again watching the Hands Revisited  series. If...
By Aine Hickey
On 14/05/2015
My Irish Ancestry
From County Wicklow Heritage:
My Irish Ancestry
Looking for help!
Hello Karl, What an interesting ancestry you have!  Unfortunately, our...
By Catherine Wright
On 14/05/2015
Ballinrobe Railway Station
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Ballinrobe Railway Station
A short History.
Hello, John Paul and Marian, I recently discovered my Ballinrobe great...
By Mike
On 26/04/2015
World War ll images from a member of the Ballinrobe Diaspora
From Historical Ballinrobe:
World War ll images from a member of the Ballinrobe Diaspora
These rare images will bring back memories of relatives/friends to some members of the Ballinrobe Community
A remarkable, gallery-quality discovery. Thank you for posting! Mike...
By Mike O'Brien
On 26/04/2015
Ballinrobe Christian Brothers School 1951
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Ballinrobe Christian Brothers School 1951
School Photo
Both my brothers went to school in Ballinrobe and I remember Brother Fitzgerald...
By Maris
On 09/04/2015
Ballinrobe and South Mayo's Fight for Freedom 1916
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Ballinrobe and South Mayo's Fight for Freedom 1916
Twelve men who fought in 1916
Hi, Just wondering if there is any information about my grand uncle Terence...
By Marian
On 09/04/2015
AN ATTEMPT ON THE LIFE OF JOHN HEARNE OF BALLINROBE
From Historical Ballinrobe:
AN ATTEMPT ON THE LIFE OF JOHN HEARNE OF BALLINROBE
Killoshine
I wonder if this man was any relation to Michael Hearn and his family who owned...
By Margaret Haywood
On 09/04/2015
James Carlton Hill
From County Wicklow Heritage:
James Carlton Hill
Born 1798 - Wicklow - Died 1858 Melbourne Australia?
Hello Wendy,A quick check of the County Wicklow parish records tells us that...
By Catherine Wright
On 26/03/2015