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Lacken and Killala
Museum of Country Life Turlough, Castlebar, Co Mayo
On the hither bank of the dark river, Methuselah-Heron stood, the flow of minute, nor day, nor season bothering him; this side ...
The dog lay at the end of the kitchen having been evicted from under the table by the feet and legs of ...
Perspective from the 21st Century
Interviewer: Mary O’Reilly Interviewee: Maura McGuinness Date: 12th December 2016 Location: Castlebar, Co. Mayo
In her dream she was always walking towards or into: the sea, the road, the lane, the haggard, gate and yard, old ...
The Light of Heaven
Title: The Light of Heaven Interviewer: Sorcha O’Brien Interviewee: Eileen Aylward Location: Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny Date: 26th June 2017
Mother Morrogh – Bernard
Religious This Catholic Nun ensured a town would prosper with her work ethic. Agnes Morrogh was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England on ...
Garrarus Beach: a short journey on the last boat
They are all gone now, passed away, the small group of men who had fished their small boats off the ...
Rev. Fr. John Heneghan
Columban Missionary / Editor / Author This Mayo priest of the Colomban Fathers was an interesting man as an author plus ...
In famine, the dead were never far from us. Parents and children lay strewn on doorsteps or along roadsides and they were so far ...
Tadhg Dall Ó ‘hÚigínn
Bard Known as The Matchstick Man of Straide Tadhg Dall Ó ‘hÚigínn was one of the Country’s greatest poets. Lineage Tadhg Dall Ó ...
Charles Bianconi's Coaches
This Italian immigrant revolutionized Ireland’s Transport during the early nineteenth Century. Carlo Bianconi (later angelized to Charles) was born in the ...
Sergeant Christopher O ‘Dowd
Irish Guards / Special Air Service This brave Irishman was a member of an elite S. A. S. Unit. Christopher O ‘Dowd ...
Bishop Joseph Stock
Classical Scholar / Linguist / Bishop Joseph Stock was born at No. I Dame Street, Dublin on 22nd December 1740. His ...
Historian / Journalist This Mayo man was author of the interesting ‘History of Ireland’ plus his journalistic reports from his European ...
Mr. Henry Mumford Smith Esq.
Hotelier / Businessman / Fisherman This kind gentleman loved his sport of fishing plus was a successful Hotel proprietor. Newport House History For ...
Mitchel O ‘Grady
Poet / Patriot A famous poet who wished to work as a farmer yet found time to support the Land League. This ...
The Palmer Families
Baronets / Military Personnel / Politicians These Baronets, M. P.’s, Landowners, Military personal plus families were generous beneficiaries in their localities ...
Clare Heritage Training Handouts
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Musician / Teacher / Revolutionary This gifted musician opened her own Academy plus aided those who fought for Ireland’s Freedom. Agnes Gallagher ...
Wesleyan Missionary / Author This Missionary was credited with zealous missionary work wherever he was posted. William Arthur was born on 3rd ...
The Real Portmagee, Co. Kerry
Dr. Myles Mac Evilly
Séamus Mac Evilly
Thanks to all for their comments. If James Morgan would like to contact me for any information I would be...
Hello Aoife, I've never done this one. Perhaps soon. Can you tell me if this might be the 'Pattern' which...
Mary Hayes 1901 – 1919
Hi Frances, The certified cause of death is 'Phthisis' 'The comorbidities of pneumonia, bronchitis, heart disease, and phthisis (tuberculosis), were...
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