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Mother Morrogh – Bernard
Religious This Catholic Nun ensured a town would prosper with her work ethic. Agnes Morrogh was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England on ...
Garrarus Beach: a short journey on the last boat
They are all gone now, passed away, the small group of men who had fished their small boats off the ...
Rev. Fr. John Heneghan
Columban Missionary / Editor / Author This Mayo priest of the Colomban Fathers was an interesting man as an author plus ...
In famine, the dead were never far from us. Parents and children lay strewn on doorsteps or along roadsides and they were so far ...
Tadhg Dall Ó ‘hÚigínn
Bard Known as The Matchstick Man of Straide Tadhg Dall Ó ‘hÚigínn was one of the Country’s greatest poets. Lineage Tadhg Dall Ó ...
Charles Bianconi's Coaches
This Italian immigrant revolutionized Ireland’s Transport during the early nineteenth Century. Carlo Bianconi (later angelized to Charles) was born in the ...
Sergeant Christopher O ‘Dowd
Irish Guards / Special Air Service This brave Irishman was a member of an elite S. A. S. Unit. Christopher O ‘Dowd ...
Bishop Joseph Stock
Classical Scholar / Linguist / Bishop Joseph Stock was born at No. I Dame Street, Dublin on 22nd December 1740. His ...
Historian / Journalist This Mayo man was author of the interesting ‘History of Ireland’ plus his journalistic reports from his European ...
Mr. Henry Mumford Smith Esq.
Hotelier / Businessman / Fisherman This kind gentleman loved his sport of fishing plus was a successful Hotel proprietor. Newport House History For ...
Mitchel O ‘Grady
Poet / Patriot A famous poet who wished to work as a farmer yet found time to support the Land League. This ...
The Palmer Families
Baronets / Military Personnel / Politicians These Baronets, M. P.’s, Landowners, Military personal plus families were generous beneficiaries in their localities ...
Clare Heritage Training Handouts
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Musician / Teacher / Revolutionary This gifted musician opened her own Academy plus aided those who fought for Ireland’s Freedom. Agnes Gallagher ...
Wesleyan Missionary / Author This Missionary was credited with zealous missionary work wherever he was posted. William Arthur was born on 3rd ...
The Real Portmagee, Co. Kerry
Captain Thomas O ‘Malley Baines
Military / Author Captain O ‘Malley Baines led a colourful life in several countries, yet was a staunch Fenian. He once ...
Lynn Occupants House No. 19
Census Years 1911 Limerick Link to original Census Form A Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Lynn Patrick Paul 31 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Lynn Mary Ellen 24 Female Wife Roman Catholic Lynn Catherine Mary 1 Female Daughter Roman Catholic Lynn John Patrick Male Son Roman Catholic Curtayne Teresa 19 Female Sister in ...
The Psalter of St Columba This manuscript known as the ‘Battle Book of the O ‘Donel’s’ was credited to have been ...
Colonel William Joyce Sewell
Military Officer / Politician This courageous Officer was awarded the Medal of Honour for his efforts in the American Civil War. ...
Information on the Halpin family blacksmiths.
I am gathering together information on the eight generations of Patrick Halpin who were blacksmiths at Kilfinane and Knocktoran in ...
Right Rev. Monsignor Walter Burke
U. S. Missionary Walter Burke was born in Westport, Co. Mayo, on March 4th 1902. Following his studies at St. Jarlath’s ...
Suffragist Organizer / Activist Amongst Ireland’s Women Margaret Connery deserves to be acknowledged for her persistence in her efforts for all ...