Skip to content
Our Irish Heritage
Supporting & Promoting Irish History & Culture
Explore our archive
You are here:
See what's new
See what's new
Dónal Mac Polin artwork donated to National Museum of Ireland – Country Life
The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life received a very generous donation of 18 boat prints recently from artist ...
Advice for Community Groups - Funding Applications
Talk details Bernadette Doherty, Galway County Community Archaeologist provides guidance on upcoming streams of funding available to communities throughout the country. Supplementary ...
iCAN Forum Part 1 Gmail and Google Groups
iCAN Forum Part 2 Replying and posting from Gmail
iCAN Forum Part 3 Replying and posting from non Gmail accounts
Monasteroris, Edenderry: a place of Pilgrimage
My Memories of Easter Week in Dublin, 1916 by Robert William Hill Shaw
All images courtesy of Clinton P. Shaw A copy of the 1916 Proclamation given by Robert Hill Shaw to Eric Shaw ...
His Lordship Thomas P. Gilmartin D. D.
Archbishop of Tuam This Mayo Priest was a controversial Archbishop of Tuam during several turbulent years in Ireland. Thomas Patrick Gilmartin was ...
Ringforts were usually circular in shape; they were situated on high ground. Farmsteads were enclosed within a large circle. The ...
The coffin on the Black Bridge: A story from the River Brosna
Tomas Devery outlines the history of the River Brosna and how it shaped how people lived in Pollagh, County Offaly.
The Geashill Cauldron
The story of the Geashill Cauldron from its discovery in 1859, its disappearance during the War of Independence and its eventual deposit in the National Museum of Ireland in 1955.
Ballysheil, Dispensary Hill, Dr O'Sheil and his medicinal book
John Feehan talks about the famous book of the O'Sheils, held in the Royal Irish Academy.
Copyright & Related Rights in the Republic of Ireland
The hand line - if it's not broken, don't fix it
While working in the stores of the Irish Folklife collection recently, I came across a fishing hand line that was ...
1922 letter: a contemporaneous account of events from the time of the great explosion at the Four Courts.
This letter was written by my mother Eileen McCarthy (née Scott) to her own mother Rose Scott in Putney, London. ...
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 ...
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.
More new comments