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Fate of the First Dail
With thanks to Irish Newspaper Archives© 50 of the 69 members of the First Dail were photographed on one or both ...
Reviving the Galway hooker
Covid restrictions have struck again and travel outside of Mayo has been controlled. Thankfully, I was able to get to ...
Online Network Meeting, 3rd November 2020
‘iCAN Updates’ presentation ***presentation*** Thank you to everyone for joining the meeting and for your very valuable contributions. Well done to Pat Reid, ...
Uploading a video to your YouTube channel
You’ve created the Channel, now it’s time to populate your channel with content, in this video we will show you ...
Connecting a YouTube Channel to your site
In this video, we will show you how to connect / Embed a a YouTube video to your site.
Creating a YouTube Channel
Putting a video on your website should be very straightforward however because of its size it can sometime times make ...
Zoom Sign-in, create and schedule a meeting
In this Video we will show you how to sign in, create and schedule a video conference call and it’s ...
Creating a Master Map
A master map is a great way to present projects, such as Heritage Trails and information on, for example houses ...
Irish Community Archive Network (iCAN) wins prestigious award
National Museum of Ireland-led initiative supports communities to collect and preserve their history, heritage and culture online The Irish Community Archive ...
Early Dail Members For Limerick
Sources: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/members/tds/, Irish Newspaper Archives There were, in total, 19 members for Limerick of the first 4 Houses of Dáil Éireann, ...
Tír Sáile Sculptural Trail
Tír Sáile Sculpture Trail was the largest public art ever undertaken within Ireland. During the Mayo Year 5000 the project ...
An afternoon with a currach fisherman
Standing at Port an Chuaille on Clare Island, I scanned beyond the quiet pier and tried to imagine what the ...
Canon Joseph Canton
Athenry Administrator He was responsible for the Presentation Sisters contribution to Athenry’s educational requirements. Joseph Canton was born in the parish of ...
Bullaun stones were associated with early Christian church sites within Ireland. These have been adapted to reference a man – ...
Loughnashee Rock Art
Rock Art at times may be referred to as Petroglyphs or Galician Art. They are defined as carvings on exposed ...
The Boheh Stone
The Boheh Stone is located E S E of the summit of Croagh Patrick. It is known locally as St. ...
La Tène Stones
The La Tène Culture originated in the Mid fifth Century B.C. with interactions between Greco & Etruscan civilizations with the ...
Mary Hayes 1901 - 1919
My great-aunt Mary Hayes from Limerick, who died 101 years ago in the second wave of the Spanish Flu aged ...
Currach fishermen of Clare Island
Clare Island lies 5.5 kilometres off the coast of County Mayo. It is only one hour drive from the National Museum of Ireland - Country at Turlough Park to the ferry departure at Roonagh Pier.
What boats are in the Irish Folklife Collection?
The Irish Folklife collection of the National Museum of Ireland amounts to over 37,000 objects. The collection contains over thirty traditional Irish boats.
The tangible remnants of the relationship between island and coastal communities and the sea are safeguarded and displayed at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.
Achill Island's Megalithic Monuments
Ireland’s Megalithic Monuments included Court Tombs, Portal Tombs, Passage Tombs, also Standing Stones & Stone Circles. The Wedge tombs dated ...
Large worked stone
Large worked stone, tapered 9 inches to 4 inches, length 2feet approx.
Holy Well Antrim town
An ancient Holy Well in the townland of Holywell sits on the ridge overlooking Antrim town and Lough Neagh. It’s a ...
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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