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Mrs. Burke's, Laurencetown
A phrase which repeatedly occurs in the Witness Statements of East Limerick Brigade members, as they recount memories of the ...
The Care & Conservation of Historic Graveyards
Talk details Ian Doyle, Head of Conservation at the Heritage Council talks about the significance of historic graveyard sites from a ...
Gold in Them There Tills
Extracts from Mark McGaugh’s memoir Gold In Them There Tills (2018). For more information on this publication contact: email@example.com Introduction This is a ...
Researching the Belderrig currach
The Belderrig¹ currach was a sturdy, twenty-three feet long, five-man currach used along the north Mayo coast. By 1927, thirteen ...
Requiem for Ashling (Forever Love)
Hurt wails Through the muffling screens Of news media and headlines. But I feel the imprint of the Innocent, Victim and daughter, The wondrous face ...
Digital Storytelling with StoryMaps
Talk details Marie Mannion, County Galway Heritage Officer and Barry Doyle, GIS Officer, Galway County Council talk about creating StoryMaps on ...
Where in the World: Global distribution of Daoine agus Áit postcards
Scroll over the map to see where in the world the postcards have been received. Click on a pin to see ...
SCA Understanding Copyright with Dr Ellie Pridgeon: Licensing
This session focuses on UK copyright legislation relating to the licensing of archive material. Dr Pridgeon examines licensing content in ...
Christmas at the Country House: class, community, culture
Talk details Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam talks to iCAN members about her research into how the landed elite in Ireland celebrated Christmas. Dr ...
Storm season in Sligo eighty years ago
Storm Barra has left us in no doubt that the 2021-22 storm season is upon us. Barra, the second named ...
How to: access, use and understand your Google Analytics
Google Analytics tracks visits to your website so you can discover how many users have visited and when, how many ...
Staker Wallis Book - His Life and Times and Death, by Mainchín Seoighe
Patrick (‘Staker’) Wallis, whose tragic story is told in this book, was hanged in Kilfinane, Co Limerick, in 1798. A ...
The heritage of Lonehort Harbour, Bere Island.
Lonehort Harbour is on the eastern end of Bere Island. The place name Lonehort / Longphort is of Norse origin ...
The Great Hunger
In 1845 The blight came tearing at potato fields Black as night potatoes withered Dying never more to yield Confiscated wheat and barley Left the ...
Turk Island, Bere Island
Turk Island, located in Lawrence Cove, Bere Island, Co Cork. Local folklore recounts how in pre-famine times a Turkish ship ...
Anticipation with exhilaration On an August evening at hallowed site Amid assemblage, at one with Spirits Ancient tribes, Previous witnesses Musing as fiery Sphere ...
St. Cumin’s Church / Cill Chuimín
A legend narrated by Michael Mac Ruaidhri of Ballycastle, Co. Mayo was a confused reminiscence of Crom Cruac. Prior to ...
The uninhabited Island of Caher is situated between Clare Island & Inishturk. It was believed that a Hermitage existed on ...
The song of Slawmin-a-wool
I walk the roads of Erris, Tirawley, Burrishoole. Irish is my native tongue and it wasn’t learnt at school. My feet are ...
Mayo, may I place you in context A bare brown tooth in a vacant grin Shaped by the savage sea. Your cliffs carved ...
The dance at the Merchant's
Some were back from England for a week And thought to capture that which they had missed. A night of dance and ...
Fishing for bream
The boy lifted the wet brittle layer of shale from its ancient bed And captured the scurrying crustaceans in loosely gripped ...
The potato clamp
The autumn finds its end in cold and damp The Kerr’s Pink must be saved from winter’s frost. Four cartloads are protected ...
The straw rope
The boy hooked the straw from his uncle’s hands Gleaned from the pile on the kitchen floor The lamp cast a glow ...
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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