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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
Fenit - Little Samphire Lighthouse
Introduction Since 1854 Little Samphire Island Lighthouse (An Fhianait Teach Solais) has served as a navigation light for Tralee Bay. Construction ...
Fenit - A Fossil Walk
Fenit within (the island) and Fenit without (the peninsular village area) are underlain by Waulsortian Limestones. This generally pale-grey limestone ...
Cesca Trench / Sadhbh Trinseach
Artist / Nationalist / Cumman na mBan A love of Ireland, its language, culture, arts, politics ensured this Englishwoman a place ...
Sr. Mary Ignatia Gavin C. S. A.
Co – Founder Alcoholics Anonymous / Founder of Al – Anon This nun was committed to assisting people with addiction problems ...
Mary Henderson & Family
Teacher / Headmistress This elegant lady was an inspiration to several hundred children under her care. Born during 1892 Mary Agnes Henderson, ...
Surrender on Grand Canal Street
Hear Deirdre Mulrooney telling the story of Eamon De Valera’s alleged – and overlooked – 1916 surrender on her Lr ...
Experiences of Remote Interviewing in Oral History
iCAN was delighted to welcome Regina Fitzpatrick and her fellow oral historians from the Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI) ...
Model boats of the Irish Folklife collection
The National Museum of Ireland’s Folklife collection contains about 35 model boats of varying size and quality. While attention to ...
Historian Skills: Lecture 4
Morgan McMahon’s Boating History
Thanks Fiona for adding this.
Hanly Occupants House No. 10
I came across the grave of Sean og Hanley yesterday in St Mary's Kendal Green London. It stood out a...
Loughnashee Rock Art
the coordinates given here appear to be ESE facing slopes and at a substantial distance from Lachan Si. I have...
Kilfinane All-Ireland Hurling Champions 1897
Glad you enjoyed it Tom. Those men have a very special place in Kilfinane history.
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