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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 Dominican Abbey or Friary Ruins of Rathfran are located on the left bank of the Avonmore River, near to ...
Knox described Churches of that era as ‘typical, whether Romanesque as original. They differ a little in proportion of length ...
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 constructed ...
Major - General John Francis Cradock M P
This Irishman distinguished himself in a Military Career He was an active Politician. He 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 also ...
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 was believed ...
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 ...
Ireland’s Megalithic Monuments
There are Four Main Types of Megalithic Monuments located within Ireland. Three hundred to five hundred Chambered Cairns, four hundred ...
The Doaghbeg Mass Rock
Below my childhood home in Doaghbeg is the shore, and along the shore under a spot called Ard Dubh (Duach) ...
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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