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Experiences of Remote Interviewing in Oral History
iCAN was delighted to welcome Regina Fitzpatrick and her fellow oral historians from the Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) ...
Model boats of the Irish Folklife collection
The National Museum of Ireland’s Folklife collection contains about 35 model boats of varying size and quality. While attention to ...
Historian Skills: Lecture 4
Roscommon Town Market House, Court House, Sessions House, 1719.
Introduction My investigation looks at probably the most prominent stone building in the town of Roscommon after the Catholic Church, which ...
This castle is located in South Mayo, it is a fine example of the Tower House that has been restored ...
Bohola, Co. Mayo
Bohola or Bucholla in the barony of Gallan is located on the river Gustien, on the Castlebar to Swinford road. ...
Clare Island’s Monuments
Clare Island is situated in Clew Bay. A ridge runs east to west; it reaches a height of four hundred ...
Historian Skills: Lecture 3
Inishkea Islands Monastic Sites
These islands are located west of the Co. Mayo coast; 5km from the Mullet Peninsula. Called Inis Gé that means ...
Kilcashel Stone Fort
Kilcashel is taken from the Anglicized version of the Irish Coill na Chaisil that meant ‘wood of the stone fort.’ ...
Dún na mBó Promontory Fort
Promontory Forts were a fortified coastal headland or sea – grit Promontory of land. The seaward sides were naturally defended ...
Historian Skills: Lecture 2
Getting Started with Genealogy
Abbey of Donegal
Bellagill Bridge, scene of the last known fatal duel in Ireland
Bellagill Bridge crosses over the River Suck straddling the border between the counties of Roscommon and Galway about 2 miles ...
St. John's Old Cemetery and Nobber Heritage Centre
St. John’s Old Cemetery lies in the heart of Nobber village, a strong and vibrant rural community in north Meath. ...
Plot at Church Street and Old Gaol Street, Roscommon Town
Introduction During the third Covid 19 lockdown, Roscommon County Council along with ‘Our Irish Heritage’ and ‘The National Museum of Ireland’ ...
Ballygill Bridge, scene of the last known fatal duel in Ireland
Ballygill Bridge runs over the River Suck straddling the border between the counties of Roscommon and Galway about 2 miles ...
HIistorian Skills: Lecture 1
Tim Severin's The Brendan Voyage
While cataloguing the Irish Folklife currach collection, I am always conscious that the boats I am working on are as ...
Mapping Cork Trade, Culture and Politics in Late Medieval and Early Modern Ireland - Online Exhibition 1/6: Introduction
Introduction Department of History, University College Cork
A soundscape of mid Roscommon
This video interwines music and imagery to produce a soundscape/landscape that evokes the feeling of mid Roscommon – we live ...
St. Patrick's Well, Rathvilly, Carlow
Rathvilly is a village steeped in history and heritage that spans many centuries. Rathvilly received its name from one of ...
Old Bawn bridge and waterfall ( The Blacker)