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Ireland’s Megalithic Monuments
There are four main types of Megalithic monuments located within Ireland namely three hundred to five hundred chambered Cairns, four ...
The Doaghbeg Mass Rock
Below my childhood home in Doaghbeg is the shore, and along the shore under a spot called Ard Dubh (Duach) ...
During Griffiths Valuation of 1855 Inishglora Island was a part of Lord Bingham’s Estate or ‘Stripe Brendan.’ At the visit ...
The collapse of the old Market House/ Courthouse/ Sessions House at Roscommon Town.
Roscommon town was the Assizes town for the County of Roscommon. The ‘Sessions House’ was the place where the Court ...
Carrowcrom Wedge Tomb
This perfectly preserved Carrowcrom or Cheathrú Chrom Wedge Tomb in Co. Mayo is marked on the OS Map as ‘Dermot ...
Tim Severn’s unscheduled visit to Ballywhoriskey Pier on the Fanad Peninsula
Ballywhoriskey Pier. We once had a very special visitor to this pier. According to legend and some medieval manuscripts, Irish ...
Kilmolash Church, Co. Waterford
Kilmolash Church is located in West Waterford about 5 kilometres from the town of Cappoquin. Today, the church can be ...
Medieval Dunmore, Dunmore Augustinian Friary and Claddagh Castle
Introduction Dunmore is 15 kilometres north east of Tuam and it’s bounded on the north by County Roscommon, on the east by ...
Seaweed harvesting - the tools of the trade
‘The wealth of the sea is proverbial, and even the weeds which grow in it are valuable and can be ...
Moravian Graveyard Rathfarnham
My Grandmother’s Prayer Book
Our local Post Box
Folly House, Doonass, Clonlara, Co Clare
The Folly known as the Turret at Doonass This 18th century folly house found on the Doonass Estate, Clonlara, Co Clare ...
A brief history of the Kelp industry in Fanad
The harvesting of seaweed and it’s use for various purposes appears to be quite an ancient practice in Ireland. In ...
Harcourt Street railway line
I live in Tullyvale/Cherrywood and have recently made a lot of videos mostly reflecting on the Harcourt Street line and ...
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, ‘Chimney’ originally meant a fireplace. It is thought to be derived from the Latin ...
Mass Rock at Sylane, near Tuam
Mass Rock at Sylane, near Tuam. Lovely quiet space nestled in the midst of mature trees with a marker where ...
Gods of the Neale Monuments, Co. Mayo
Pyramid Under Chapter marked ‘Curiosities’ this report on page 37 stated that close to the House of Lord Kilmaine in Co. ...
Cong Abbey also known as the Royal Abbey of Cong was established during the twelfth century on the site of ...
Fenit & Surrounds – The Three Castles, the Old Village & More
Introduction While Fenit Island Square Castle and Barrow Round Castle still dominate the landscape, a lesser known third castle once existed! ...
Fenit Port & Marina
Introduction For centuries the Old Port of Fenit was Barrow Harbour. The port was key in medieval times to monastic settlements ...
Fenit & Saint Brendan The Navigator
Introduction The Fenit skyline is marked by the towering St. Brendan commemorative statue, located on the peak of Great Samphire Rock ...
Augustinian Friary, Ballinrobe
The Abbey of the Hermits of St. Augustine was founded by Elizabeth de Clare prior to 1337. It was located ...
Memories of the O’Farrell family
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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