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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.
Fanad Currachs, Co. Donegal
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 ...
Gandelow Making in Clarina, Co. Limerick
McCann boatyard records
All the records of McCann boatyard activities (orders, invoices and correspondence/record books ) including correspondence from Lord Mountbatten thanking the ...
Memories of Tremone Bay, County Donegal
These are the memories of Neil McFeely of boating and shipping along the eastern coast of the Inishowen peninsula, county ...
Memories of Zulu luggers in Mullaghmore
The Last of the Windjammers The greatest era of sail in the Northwest was introduced to Mullaghmore c.1913 when, with the ...
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 ...
Net-fishing for salmon on the River Fergus, at Clarecastle, Co. Clare
The boat used by the Clarecastle net-fishermen for many years was known as a gandalow, a design of boat used ...
Oughterard Boat Builder -Tommy Mallon
Larch and oak Tommy Mallon standing beside a Carval built fishing boat. Tommy built 9-10 of these boats in the 1970s ...
Remembering our West of Ireland Boats
Did you grow up in a fishing community, was your family involved in boat building or have you a memory ...
The Punt Guns and Punt Boat, Clarecastle, Co. Clare
Image of punt guns courtesy of John Power, all other images courtesy of Eric Shaw
Traditional boat construction (Naimhòg) sometimes called a canoe at Maharees
Photo shows three generations of the Leary family (Murt, Michael & Monty) , Maharees , Co Kerry , naomhòg makers ...