Skip to content
Our Irish Heritage
Supporting & Promoting Irish History & Culture
Explore our archive
You are here:
Search results for 'Search...'
Search results for 'Search...'
Saint Laurence's Gate, Drogheda
Saint Laurence’s Gate, part of the walled fortifications of the medieval town of Drogheda, Co. Louth.
Blackrock Railway Station
Blackrock Railway Station, built c.1834.
Hear about the natural heritage in Lacca Woods Check out this brilliant podcast about the heritage of Lacca Woods by Hugo ...
The Beacon stands looking out to the Atlantic and back at the village of Baltimore in West Cork. The Beacon marks ...
St. Catherine's Holy Well
St. Catherine’s Well is situated in St. Catherine’s Regional Park exactly on the county border of Kildare and Dublin. Folklore has ...
Graves of the Leinstermen
These stones abound with folklore involving Brian Boru and a quarrel that resulted in the death of the King of ...
Victorian Cartwheel Sweller
To know fully even one field or one land is a lifetime’s experience. In the world of poetic experience it ...
Heritage in The Curragh, Co. Kildare
Images from around The Curragh military camp, an area of military history from the mid-1800s., from British rule to Irish ...
The River Dereen rises in a bog at Knockanana and is a specially conserved channel because of the salmon, trout ...
Early Christian Oratory (Private Chapel) Rosscahill. Co. Galway
This church ruin is located in the centre of Rosscahill Village Co. Galway. Located in a small graveyard, there is ...
Moated site in Cutbush, Co. Kildare
Ireland’s 2018 summer drought unearthed hundreds of previously unknown ancient monuments, including a partial cropmark of large moated site close ...
Carrowkeel Neolithic Tombs - Cairns B, E,F, G,H,K
Carrowkeel is an ancient site, and one of the most important Neolithic-era sites in Ireland, dating back to 3,500-2,900 BC. 14 cairns ...
Gallows Hill a Community Exploration
Gallows Hill is a large man made mound on the edge of Dungarvan town. The origins of the mound were ...
Tea House Folly Galway
This is part of a designed landscape from the 18th or 19th century.
Oweynagat - Cave of the Cats
Oweynagat is a Souterrain attached to a natural fissure cave, located within the Rathcroghan archaeological complex in Co. Roscommon. The Cave ...
Ballylucra Graveyard near Brooklodge, Glanmire. Some of the graves are relatively recent (within the last decade) but most seem a lot ...
Palace Cinema, Dublin
On 13 May 1920, the Palace Cinema opened on Great Brunswick (now Pearse) Street, Dublin, in a refurbishment of the ...
Old St Peter's Church
A hidden gem in the centre of Portlaoise. Tucked in behind a wall on the roundabout, the belfry offers the passerby ...
The Four Altars (Penal Altars) Ballaghaderreen
The Four Altars are Penal Altars approximately 5km from Ballaghaderreen on the road to Sligo. The Altars face North, South, East ...
King O'Toole's Gander (song)
The following song is taken from the Dúchas Schools’ Collection. A version of the song is available via the Youtube link ...
Cast iron fountain Cork City
A decorated cast-iron drinking water trough (c.1850). This water fountain once refreshed people on the south-side of Washington Street before being ...
The Hellfire Club
The Hellfire Club is situated at the summit of Montpelier Hill in Rathfarnham, Dublin. It is the ruins of a ...
Massy’s Estate Walled Garden
In 1800 the Killakee Estate which contained the infamous Hellfire Club was acquired by Luke White of the Hugenot de ...
Thomas H. Gillespie
Businessman / Editor My grandfather, Thomas H. Gillespie, took over the editorship of the Connaught Telegraph in 1899, a position he ...