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Mayo Abbey, Inisboffin, Inishark connection
Mayo Abbey Introduction Mayo is known as the “plain of the yew trees” and is one of the most important monastic sites ...
Rathdown: Wicklow’s Ancient Heartland
Kilgeever’s Historic Sites
The Louisburgh area has over seven hundred known Archaeological Monuments including the following: Abbey Ruins, Standing Stones, Holy Wells, Historic ...
Aillemore Court Tomb
This Aillemore Court Tomb is marked on the Historic & OS Maps as ‘Cromlech.’ It is located on a steep ...
Breastagh Ogham Stone
This Megalithic Ogham Stone is perhaps one of the most well-known Standing Stones within Ireland. It is believed to have ...
Online Network Meeting, 24 March 2021
Please find all of the meeting presentations and documents below. ICAN Updates ***updates*** Thanks to Walter McDonagh, Moycullen Heritage Group, for the inspiring presentation ...
Rosdoagh Court Tomb
There was a lack of knowledge in earlier centuries that meant that several monuments were just described as ‘Druid’s Circles’ ...
Next Steps: Caring for Community Archives: Digitisation
Kimberley Smith, Archivist Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Archives, focuses on the practical ways Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives digitise records, ...
The National Monument of Eochy’s Cairn stands on a long hill near Kilmaine in Co. Mayo. The remains of two ...
Burleigh House Castlebar
Burleigh House on Ellison Street in Castlebar, Co. Mayo is dated from 1700 to 1838. The building had historic connections ...
Embedding Third Party Digital Tools on your Website
It’s worth mentioning that while most websites have an option to ‘share’ NOT all have the option to embed. Keep an ...
Ireland’s Megalithic Monuments
There are four main types of Megalithic monuments located within Ireland namely three hundred to five hundred chambered Cairns, four ...
The Doaghbeg Mass Rock
Below my childhood home in Doaghbeg is the shore, and along the shore under a spot called Ard Dubh (Duach) ...
During Griffiths Valuation of 1855 Inishglora Island was a part of Lord Bingham’s Estate or ‘Stripe Brendan.’ At the visit ...
The collapse of the old Market House/ Courthouse/ Sessions House at Roscommon Town.
Roscommon town was the Assizes town for the County of Roscommon. The ‘Sessions House’ was the place where the Court ...
Carrowcrom Wedge Tomb
This perfectly preserved Carrowcrom or Cheathrú Chrom Wedge Tomb in Co. Mayo is marked on the OS Map as ‘Dermot ...
Tim Severn’s unscheduled visit to Ballywhoriskey Pier on the Fanad Peninsula
Ballywhoriskey Pier. We once had a very special visitor to this pier. According to legend and some medieval manuscripts, Irish ...
Kilmolash Church, Co. Waterford
Kilmolash Church is located in West Waterford about 5 kilometres from the town of Cappoquin. Today, the church can be ...
Medieval Dunmore, Dunmore Augustinian Friary and Claddagh Castle
Introduction Dunmore is 15 kilometres north east of Tuam and it’s bounded on the north by County Roscommon, on the east by ...
Seaweed harvesting - the tools of the trade
‘The wealth of the sea is proverbial, and even the weeds which grow in it are valuable and can be ...
Moravian Graveyard Rathfarnham
My Grandmother’s Prayer Book
Our local Post Box
Folly House, Doonass, Clonlara, Co Clare
The Folly known as the Turret at Doonass This 18th century folly house found on the Doonass Estate, Clonlara, Co Clare ...