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Viaducts are a specific long series of bridges supported by spans or arches between pillars. They were related to Aqueducts ...
Remembering our West of Ireland Boats
Did you grow up in a fishing community, was your family involved in boat building or have you a memory ...
Summer Sunshine in Moore Hall
Moore Hall in a silhouette of sunlight on a summer’s day as I walk up the avenue shrouded in a ...
Making a currach - Michael Conneely, a new National Museum of Ireland online exhibition
The currach, with its primitive design of wooden frame and waterproof skin, is the best known of all the Irish ...
Rathfran Abbey Ruins
The ruins of the Dominican Abbey or Friary of Rathfran are situated on the left bank of the Avonmore River, ...
Knox described the Churches of that era as ‘typical, whether Romanesque as original. They differ a little in proportion of ...
Rathfranpark Wedge Tomb
This large, destroyed Wedge Tomb is marked as a ‘Cromlech’ on both the Ordnance Survey & Historic Maps. Rathfranpark Tomb ...
Castlebar’s Wizard of Oz
Louis Brennan Meet Louis Brennan, inventor extraordinaire and one of the most remarkable people born in this county. He was a ...
Knox – Gore Monument
This eye – catching Knox – Gore Monument situated within Beleek Woods is a popular visitor site. It was erected ...
Major – General John Francis Cradock M P
This Irishman distinguished himself in a Military Career, he acted as a Politician plus received an Honour from the British ...
Bofeenaun Abbey Ruins
Dr. Yvonne Mc Dermott published an excellent article, entitled ‘Bofeenaun Friary: History and Architecture of a late Medieval Religious House.’ ...
Shaw's Grocery Book, Baltinglass, Co Wicklow
This grocery book belonged to my grandparents, Albert Shaw of Ballymahon, Co. Longford, 1883 – 1928 and Ethel Perry Shaw ...
Inishmaine Abbey once sat on an island of Lough Mask. Due to the lowering of water on construction of a ...
The Gazabo of Lacken
The Lacken Gazebo is North Mayo is one of the most conspicuous or curious sculptures. It formed a double arch ...
Mayo Abbey, Inisboffin, Inishark connection
Mayo Abbey Introduction Mayo is known as the “plain of the yew trees” and is one of the most important monastic sites ...
Rathdown: Wicklow’s Ancient Heartland
Kilgeever’s Historic Sites
The Louisburgh area has over seven hundred known Archaeological Monuments including the following: Abbey Ruins, Standing Stones, Holy Wells, Historic ...
Aillemore Court Tomb
This Aillemore Court Tomb is marked on the Historic & OS Maps as ‘Cromlech.’ It is located on a steep ...
Breastagh Ogham Stone
This Megalithic Ogham Stone is perhaps one of the most well-known Standing Stones within Ireland. It is believed to have ...
Rosdoagh Court Tomb
There was a lack of knowledge in earlier centuries that meant that several monuments were just described as ‘Druid’s Circles’ ...
Next Steps: Caring for Community Archives: Digitisation
Kimberley Smith, Archivist Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Archives, focuses on the practical ways Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives digitise records, ...
The National Monument of Eochy’s Cairn stands on a long hill near Kilmaine in Co. Mayo. The remains of two ...
Burleigh House Castlebar
Burleigh House on Ellison Street in Castlebar, Co. Mayo is dated from 1700 to 1838. The building had historic connections ...
Embedding Third Party Digital Tools on your Website
It’s worth mentioning that while most websites have an option to ‘share’ NOT all have the option to embed. Keep an ...
Hi Paul, Thank you for your comment. According to an article in the Irish Press, November 1955, the air raid...
Just beautiful Many memories flood the mind when one reads your poem Well done
Noelene Beckett Crowe
Two Mile Bridge
This is a beautiful photo of the bridge Conor.
Two Mile Bridge
The Stone Bridge down river from Two Mile Bridge was built in 1819
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