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14,000 days of measuring the weather
Thursday 26th May 2022 marked an auspicious day in the annals of weather recording in the Coshlea barony, as David ...
Music Generation Workshops Loughrea Medieval Festival Saturday 27th August
Temperance Hall 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
iCAN Calendar of Events
The John Kiely Era
As a token of appreciation to mark the historic 3-in-a-row All-Ireland hurling titles garnered by this most storied of Limerick ...
Limerick Castles Database
1169: Norman invasion of Ireland begins. 1175: Normans and their Irish allies take the city of Limerick. 1176 (circa): Normans erect (ringwork) castle in the ...
About the project
Compilation of the database will be ongoing and information on approximately 100 castles will be added periodically. Contact us at ...
Athenry Walled Towns Day: Sunday 14 August 2022
“The currach fed the people”
Earlier this year I published a post on the energetic work behind a push to revive interest in the large, ...
Westport Military Barracks etc
Hospital A detached four – bay two – storey hospital was constructed with roughcast walls during 1794, it had originally been ...
Aleen Cust Conference, Mountbellew, 11 & 12 August 2022
The Aleen Cust Conference is taking place in the Agricultural College, Mountbellew on 11 (Scientific Day) and 12 (Heritage Day) ...
Traditional Irish Name Áth Mongain Mór, the ford of Mongan. Location Barony, Connello. Civil Parish, Croagh. Townland, Amogan More. OS Map Ref: Sheet 29. Families Associated With ...
Traditional Irish Name Baile Uí Aillionain, O’Hallinan’s town. Location Barony, Connello Lower. Civil Parish, Rathkeale. Townland, Ballyallinan North. OS Map Ref: Sheet 29. Families Associated With Castle MacSheehy; ...
Traditional Irish Name Baile an Mheala, town of the sorrow or compunction. Location Barony, Pubblebrien. Civil Parish, Crecora. Townland, Ballinveala. OS Map Ref: Sheet 22. Families Associated ...
Traditional Irish Name Baile Uí Chathláin, O’Cahalan’s town. Location Barony, Kenry. Civil Parish, Kildimo. Townland, Ballyculhane. OS Map Ref: Sheet 12. Families Associated With Castle Purcell; Earl of ...
Traditional Irish Name Baile Eigne, Egny’s Town. Location Barony, Connello Lower. Civil Parish, Clonagh. Townland, Ballyegnybeg. OS Map Ref: Sheet 28. Families Associated With Castle De Wale/Wall; Trenchard; ...
Traditional Irish Name Baile na hInnse, town of the island, or place of the wet meadow.1 Location Barony, Coshlea. Civil Parish, Knocklong. Townland Ballinahinch/Ballynahinch. OS Map ...
Traditional Irish Name Baile an Garraidh, town of the garden. Location Barony, Connello Upper. Civil Parish, Ballingarry. Townland, Ballingarry. OS Map Ref: Sheet 29. Families Associated With ...
Traditional Irish Name Baile an Aingleontaigh/Baile Aingleont, England’s place or town. Location Barony, Connello Lower. Civil Parish, Askeaton. Townland, Ballyengland Upper. OS Map Ref: Sheet 11. Families ...
Traditional Irish Name Es Geiphtíne, the cataract of Geiphtin. Location Barony, Connello Lower. Civil Parish, Askeaton. Townland, Aghalacka. OS Map Ref: Sheet 11. Families Associated With Castle De ...
Traditional Irish Name Áth Dara, ford of the oak. Location Barony, Coshma. Civil Parish, Adare. Townland, Adare. OS Map Ref: Sheet 19. Families Associated With Castle De Marisco; ...
Digital Preservation for Cultural Heritage
What is DigitalPreservation and what has it got to do with CulturalHeritage DRI and @NLIreland produced a short video through @RDA_Ireland ...
Croagh Patrick Excavations
This site is located on the summit of Croagh Patrick overlooking Clew Bay, Co. Mayo (Fig. 12.5.1.) The excavation was ...
Balla, Co. Mayo
The Town of Balla or Ballagh / Bal is important to the tradition of County Mayo with St. Patrick. During ...