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Counting the days.....
Sorcha Treanor: 1st Prize 3rd/4th class category
Primary Competition: In my Grandparent's time.....
'Spreading the Word' How to make use of your oral history and folklore collections
Saturday 18th May 2013 10am - 4pm
Flowers on doorstep
May Custom: Mullingar
Poaching Bye-Law Notice
Portuguese Faience Vase & Tile Fragments
The objects in questions are is a Portuguese faience vase found in a stone drain in Quay Street and two ...
Galway Militia Officer's Coatee & Sash
A History of the British Army Redcoat & the Galway Militia
Albert Power & the Ó Conaire Commission
Pádraic Ó Conaire the first modern writer to earn his living writing exclusively in the Irish language. The statue of ...
Webley Mark VI Revolver:
A Galway Gun
Connemara's Hidden Heritage
Friday 26th & Saturday 27th April 2013
Connaught Rangers Ceremonial Drum
This drum, of military origin, is made primarily of timber and ceremonial standard rope. The head is most likely made ...
Dominican Altar Frontal
Sewing Spangles in the Face of Adversity
Penfold Pillar Box:
Bills & Birthday Cards
Inspector Granny Morse: Commended Online Entry 3rd/4th class category
In my grandparent's time.....
Heritage Trail Stop 9: Mitchells Rosary Bead Factory
Mitchell’s Rosary Bead Factory was previously on the grounds of what is now Larkin Community College’s new all weather pitch. Mitchell’s were a ...
Heritage Trail Stop 1: Museum as Barracks
Before Collins Barracks became one of the sites of the National Museum of Ireland, it was an army barracks. First occupied ...
Heritage Trail Stop 3: Daniel O'Connell - 'The Duel'
We researched the duel that Daniel O’Connell fought with a man called John D’Esterre, a member of Dublin Corporation. The duel ...
Heritage Trail Stop 4: Charles Stewart Parnell - the O'Connell Street Statue
When we were researching the films we made about Charles Stewart Parnell we visited his birthplace, Avondale House in Co. ...
Heritage Trail Stop 5: Jim Larkin "The Peoples Champion"
We got to meet Jim Larkin’s grand-daughter, Stella McConnon and she generously agreed to meet us and be interviewed by ...
Heritage Trail Stop 7: 'Dublin Town' - A Song
We made this film in the library of Larkin Community College. It was a really nice setting for the song ...
The Bee-Friendly Garden - providing for our native wild bees
Saturday, April 27th, 10.30 - 4.30pm
Restored Thatched Cottage near Killavalley, Westport
One Man's Dedication.
Thatching on the Move - Paddy's Rambling House
This year as every year, at the Paddy's Day Parades in Kilmaine, Shrule and Ballinrobe
Noelene Beckett Crowe
John Healy Journalist, has provided information on P. W. 's contribution to Castlebar, in his column 'Country View' in the...
Thank you so much for this beautiful tribute. Honour Kilbane is my grandmother, Katherine Gavin’s (Kilbane), sister. I am the...
Michael J Corrigan
Achill’s Trailblazing Aviator Nancy Corrigan
Hi Pat, Nancy was my late Father's first cousin, however, she never returned to Ireland or indeed to Achill. Michael...
Captain William Houstoun
George Houston was in possession of Dhulough farm from c 1883 to 1890. that George was born 24. Nov 1840...
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