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The Drag Home
The Drag Home
Wedding Traditions in North County Sligo
Roscommons Royal Castle
Roscommons Royal Castle
A short history
Give your Voice Wings
Give your Voice Wings
Visit the flock of origami birds in the museum café, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Christmas Eve family activity
Christmas Eve family activity
Stir the pudding and make a wish
An emotional journey
An emotional journey
Memories of a vivacious woman
Music at the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
Music at the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
Samhain: shadows, sounds and stories
Photography with the Ballybeen Women's Group
Photography with the Ballybeen Women's Group
Samhain: shadows, sounds and stories
Congratulations to Burrishoole Barony & @bbarclay9
Congratulations to Burrishoole Barony & @bbarclay9
Winners of the #BattleOfTheBaronies photo comp
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Traditional May Day Customs in Ireland
Traditional May Day Customs in Ireland
By Clodagh Doyle, Curator Irish Folklife Division
This site has been invaluable for me. I have written three books for The...
By Madeline McCully
On 21/04/2016
Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
I arrived home for Christmas in December 89, to be informed by my...
By David Walls
On 06/04/2016
Wicklow Gaol Prisoners and Transportation.
Wicklow Gaol Prisoners and Transportation.
How prisoners lived after transportation.
Hi Tracey Brian O'Neill was my Great Great Grandfather. My Aunty is a keen...
By suzanne
On 06/04/2016
Give your Voice Wings
Give your Voice Wings
Visit the flock of origami birds in the museum café, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Well done to Bryan..wonderful to have so many nationalities involved in Project...
By Noelene Beckett Crowe
On 06/04/2016
Bridie Quinn
Bridie Quinn
Nurse & Heroine
Hi, my Dad (Bridget Quinn's youngest brother) says Bridget was never known...
By Shirley Quinn
On 22/03/2016
Willie  Ó Gríofa
Willie Ó Gríofa
Royal Navy Reserve
God rest his soul what hard times he was through for future generations ...
By Máire Ní Ghríofa
On 22/03/2016
The Unsinkable
The Unsinkable
By Lucia Fennell, 2nd Year
WOW!! Fantastic poem by Lucia Fennell! So poetic...
By Jennifer O' Neill
On 25/02/2016
Trail Stop 5
Trail Stop 5
Achill Beg
You could check the School Rolls of that school for the period you think your...
By Breege O'Brien
On 04/02/2016
Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
Hi Mary, Margaret was born in 1908, her father was born in 1863. So his...
By adrian
On 26/01/2016
Give your Voice Wings
Give your Voice Wings
Visit the flock of origami birds in the museum café, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Well done to transition years in Davitt College and St. Joseph's Castlebar...
By Aoife O'Toole
On 26/01/2016
My Grandparents
My Grandparents
By Jessica Curley
Hello Jessica, My name is Debby Ras, i'm from Holland. I'm looking for...
By Debby Ras
On 06/01/2016
Big Matthew Dominic Loughney
Big Matthew Dominic Loughney
Killala Bay Harbor Pilot during the Year of the French, 1798
Great stories!   The folk in Kilcummin/ Cill Chuimín must've...
By Diarmuid Breatnach
On 30/12/2015
The latest comments from across the network

Avoca Mines
Avoca Mines
Barry McKeon Collection of Images
This looks like the chimney stack for the Cornish pumping engine at Twin Shafts...
By Martin Critchley
On 18/04/2016
9. Wicklow Case Study: The Shorts of Killoughter, County Wicklow
From County Wicklow Heritage:
9. Wicklow Case Study: The Shorts of Killoughter, County Wicklow
Using the Records
Dear  Catherine, I am now getting a chance to again read your research...
By Emily Dunne nee Shortt
On 17/04/2016
Peter Hallinan & Nancy Kerrigan
From Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage:
Peter Hallinan & Nancy Kerrigan
Married February 7, 1864
Hello Jim, There is a feature that allows you to search by name and place. In...
By Chuck
On 15/04/2016
The International Hotel, Bray
From County Wicklow Heritage:
The International Hotel, Bray
Paul, thanks for your comments. This article has certainly sparked many...
By Editor
On 13/04/2016
The International Hotel, Bray
From County Wicklow Heritage:
The International Hotel, Bray
I have some very fond memories of that beautiful International Hotel, I enjoyed...
By Paul Johnston
On 13/04/2016
Recording of the Graveyards in Kilgeever Parish
From Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage:
Recording of the Graveyards in Kilgeever Parish
Moving forward with the times.
Adrienne, Click on the link shown at the end of the article above and you can...
By Editor
On 12/04/2016
Recording of the Graveyards in Kilgeever Parish
From Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage:
Recording of the Graveyards in Kilgeever Parish
Moving forward with the times.
Looking to locate a Matthew Murray ...
By Adrienne
On 12/04/2016
Lardner Family, Ballinrobe
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Lardner Family, Ballinrobe
Stone Masons
My wife, Kerri Lardner, and I visited Ballinrobe in Sep 2014. It was the best...
By Thomas A Lardner
On 12/04/2016
Holy Wells of Co.Wicklow
From County Wicklow Heritage:
Holy Wells of Co.Wicklow
Seeking Additional Information
The talk in Ashford this evening was magic. Thank you to Rosaleen and Geraldine...
By mary hargaden
On 08/04/2016
The Grady's
From Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage:
The Grady's
First Generation American Irish Family
Hi Jim, My grandmother, Anne Hallinan (in picture above) mother was a Kerrigan...
By Jim Grady
On 21/03/2016
Peter Hallinan & Nancy Kerrigan
From Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage:
Peter Hallinan & Nancy Kerrigan
Married February 7, 1864
Hello Chuck, Sorry I can't add anything regarding the Kerrigans as I...
By Jim Grady
On 21/03/2016
Killeen
From Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage:
Killeen
A Brief Description
Jim, I've also posted your message onto our messageboard page to try and...
By Editor
On 15/03/2016