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BIM 26 Footers - Belderrig, Co Mayo
Picture taken in Belderrig Co Mayo pier 1964. 4 new 26 foot timber boats (known as BIM 26 footers) With a 8 ...
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 ...
Boatbuilding near Louisburgh
This an article I wrote for the Louisburgh Parish magazine, “An Choinneall” for the 2014 edition.
Documenting aspects of our heritage through photography
Eva O'Flaherty (1874 - 1963)
Eva O’Flaherty was an Irish nationalist, Parisienne model, entrepreneur, patron of the arts and London milliner who founded a successful ...
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 ...
Louisburgh-Killeen Heritage Group, Co. Mayo
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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 ...
Mayo Genealogy Group, Co. Mayo
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Michael Viney: Mayo's wild terrain was once the largest farm in Ireland
This article was originally published in the Irish Times on 12 March, 20221 Another Life: In 1850, as famine raged, Captain ...
Michael Walsh and Michael Madden Currach Making
My grand uncle Michael “Bobby”Walsh was a boat and Currach builder from Inishturk south, he mover to the mainland near ...
Our Daoine agus Áit experience
Mayo Genealogy Group were informed during April 2021 by Tom Doyle Education Department at the National Museum of Ireland – ...
Summer Sunshine in Moore Hall
Moore Hall in a silhouette of sunlight on a summer’s day as I walk up the avenue shrouded in a ...
The Daoine agus Áit Heritage Postcard Collection
The bi-lingual project title encapsulates our objective of drawing on a shared history and heritage to connect people with their ...
The GSR Leyland Badger Bus to Achill ca. 1932
The Last St Patrick's Day
My Irish grandmother, Nora Oates Sheils, died tragically in 1922 when my mother was 18 months old. When I learned ...