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Cesca Trench / Sadhbh Trinseach
Artist / Nationalist / Cumman na mBan A love of Ireland, its Language, Culture, Arts, Politics ensured this Englishwoman a place ...
Sr. Mary Ignatia Gavin C. S. A.
Co – Founder Alcoholics Anonymous / Founder of Al – Anon This nun was committed to assisting people with addiction problems ...
Mary Henderson & Family
Teacher / Headmistress This elegant lady was an inspiration to several hundred children under her care. Born during 1892 Mary Agnes Henderson ...
Surrender on Grand Canal Street
Hear Deirdre Mulrooney telling the story of Eamon De Valera’s alleged – and overlooked – 1916 surrender on her Lr ...
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 ie.‘wood of the stone fort.’ The most ...
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 ...
Noelene Beckett Crowe.
That is so interesting Sean. Thanks for details. Also Paul his Brother has been honoured on site. Perhaps you may...
Noelene Beckett Crowe.
Church at Kilmolash and Easter
Art thank you for an excellent impressive, interesting article. The images are wonderful...great that you discovered the light shining through...
A Typical Night in the Hangar, Salthill, 1953
I used to hear my late Mam, talk about the enjoyment she had in the *hanger ballroom" She worked in...
Search for Moran Ancestors
The Tithe Applotment Books of c 1834 records all the male holders of land in Ireland. In the 1850's have...
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