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Gandelow Making in Clarina, Co. Limerick
Clare students get a taste of the sea on Lough Derg
One of the attractive characteristics of the currach is its accessibility. They are relatively easy to transport and handle on ...
Mayo’s Methodist Chapels
History Initially the Methodists Churches were founded by the Wesley brothers; John & Charles during the mid – 18th century. Along ...
Achill Geology & Glaciation
Bog / Peatlands Achill is characterised by its large expanses of blanket bog / peatlands. Peatlands are recognised as one of ...
Next Steps Caring for Community Archives: Digital Preservation of Social Media
Many community archives and heritage groups have embraced the benefits of social media. They often use Facebook to chat and ...
Three Special Women From Ballyhaught
, and John. As children, they spent their summer holidays visiting their aunt Nell (Ellen Fitzgibbon) Fox, who had a ...
Emily Weddell was one of the Founders of Scoil Acla. This lady was the first to lay a wreath at ...
Am a minuscule section of the protective framework provided within Sacred walls that supported this homestead together for eons Immobile yet absorbing ...
Achill Sound Bridges
Pre – nineteenth century a narrow channel separated Achill Island from mainland Mayo. The necessity for a permanent link across ...
Cornelius McGrath, the Silvermines Giant
Cornelius Mcgrath (McGrath) was born on the 10th March 1737 in the parish of the Silvermines, near Nenagh, Co Tipperary. It ...
Instagram Workshop: Part One
This series of iCAN Champions sessions on social media will take place at least once a month and will continue ...
Achill Franciscan Monastery Ruins
This Monastery at Bunnacurry represented an important component of the mid nineteenth century Ecclesiastical heritage of Contae Mhaigh Eo with ...
From Achill to Australia- The tale of Keiron's Currach
Our friend Keiron Ginnelly, here in Fremantle Western Australia, spent his early formative years in Dooega, Achill Island. His family ...
Cataloguing a Digital Collection and Digital Access
Developing Your Digital Skills: Cataloguing a Digital Collection and Digital Access Digital images can be made available for use by researchers and ...
Boatbuilding in Pulgloss, Louisburgh, Co Mayo
A reconstruction of the traditional dwelling and boat-wright yard of the McHale family at Pulgloss, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo Ireland as ...
The GSR Leyland Badger Bus to Achill ca. 1932
SCA Understanding Copyright with Dr Ellie Pridgeon
Understanding Copyright Copyright issues can be notoriously complex and nuanced. The Scottish Council on Archives is delighted to be working with ...
Grattan Row, Athlone
Mayo’s Round Towers
Ireland’s Round Towers ‘Cloigtheach’ were a distinctive feature of the Irish landscape. Several various eras are offered as to the ...
The Second Life of 'Lily Doreen'
In this document written in the 1980s, Brendan McMahon recounts how his father, Morgan McMahon, came to purchase a 45 ...
The Tarmon Barry Pillbox, County Roscommon
The Pillbox at Rooskey, County Roscommon
During the early stages of World War 2, as part of the contingency plan, this receptacle was erected by the ...
The Legend of Úna Bhán
The Legend of Úna Bhán told by Anna Robertson
The Robert Emmet Proclamation