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19th Century Lime Kiln
19th Century (c. 1820) Lime Kiln (Restored 2006). On the site of NUI Galway Campus near Fisheries Field.
Marriage Coat of Arms Wall Carving
Image of a 17th Century Marriage Coat of Arms carved into a wall. Families unknown although could be Fox and another ...
These amazing women deserve to be honoured for their heroic service to humanity. Michael Feeney in his book ‘Remembering Mayo’s Fallen ...
Cong. County Mayo
Introduction to Cong, County Mayo
St. Augustine's Holy Well
St. Augustine’s Holy Well. Located in Lough Atalia, Galway City.
Cappanalaurabaun / Ceapach na Lára Báine
The Oughterard region has only recently become my home (1year) having visited the area since I first moved to Galway ...
Cruicetown Cemetery, Church and Motte
Cruicetown is a civil parish near the village of Nobber in the barony of Kells Lower, Co Meath comprising of ...
The Murrisk Mariner Austie Bourke has been recalled in songs and stories in his native Murrisk but many beyond his native ...
Dhuish National School, Shercock, Co. Cavan 1875-1975
Dhuish National School was opened in 1875 and was assigned number 7927. According to an article in the Anglo Celt, ...
Dunaweel wood is an old wood found on the first edition Ordnance survey maps which date from the 1830s . By ...
A truly strange stone cross outside an optician's on the corner of Kevin Street and Bride Street
Black Friary Car Park
Across the road from our house in Kilkenny is a car park. For the past few months as my daughter ...
Old Coombe Hospital
The Old Coombe Hospital formally opened as the Coombe Lying-in Hospital in 1829 and was granted a Royal Charter in ...
Ireland's Oldest Credit Union
Ireland’s Oldest Credit Union Donore Credit Union, founded in 1958.
The oldest tree in Ireland
This ancient yew tree on the grounds of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, known as the Silken Thomas tree, is thought ...
Clew Bay Drumlin's
Drumlins either oval or elongated hills are believed to have been formed by the streamlined movement of glacial ice sheets ...
Hill of Faughart
The Hill of Faughart doesn’t look like much. This 113 meter-high hill appears as just another green lump in the ...
Ballyriggin Wood, perched on a rocky outcrop eastward of Kilfinane town, is a familiar landmark in the local landscape. It ...
Lakes of Mayo
Safe from Zepellin bombs in London, died of Flu in Longford
My grandparents moved to London in 1901 where my grandfather was a barrister in the Middle Temple. During the First ...
Swallow - Owenniff River.
Walking along the river today this swallow caught my eye. Swooping overhead and calling out. The river in Oughterard creates ...
The medieval church of Portloman is located on the western banks of Lough Owel. The ruins that can still be ...
Milltown's cottage in Heritage Park
This traditional replica herd’s cottage is dedicated to the memory of Major Richard W. (Dick) Dowling of the Irish Davis ...
The Round Hill of Lismore.
This area known locally as the Round Hill of Lismore, hidden in the trees is the site of a motte ...