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Early Christian Oratory (Private Chapel) Rosscahill. Co. Galway
This church ruin is located in the centre of Rosscahill Village Co. Galway. Located in a small graveyard, there is ...
Moated site in Cutbush, Co. Kildare
Ireland’s 2018 summer drought unearthed hundreds of previously unknown ancient monuments, including a partial cropmark of large moated site close ...
Carrowkeel Neolithic Tombs - Cairns B, E,F, G,H,K
Carrowkeel is an ancient site, and one of the most important Neolithic-era sites in Ireland, dating back to 3,500-2,900 BC. 14 cairns ...
Gallows Hill a Community Exploration
Gallows Hill is a large man made mound on the edge of Dungarvan town. The origins of the mound were ...
Tea House Folly Galway
This is part of a designed landscape from the 18th or 19th century.
Oweynagat - Cave of the Cats
Oweynagat is a Souterrain attached to a natural fissure cave, located within the Rathcroghan archaeological complex in Co. Roscommon. The Cave ...
Ballylucra Graveyard near Brooklodge, Glanmire. Some of the graves are relatively recent (within the last decade) but most seem a lot ...
Palace Cinema, Dublin
On 13 May 1920, the Palace Cinema opened on Great Brunswick (now Pearse) Street, Dublin, in a refurbishment of the ...
Old St Peter's Church
A hidden gem in the centre of Portlaoise. Tucked in behind a wall on the roundabout, the belfry offers the passerby ...
The Four Altars (Penal Altars) Ballaghaderreen
The Four Altars are Penal Altars approximately 5km from Ballaghaderreen on the road to Sligo. The Altars face North, South, East ...
King O'Toole's Gander (song)
The following song is taken from the Dúchas Schools’ Collection. A version of the song is available via the Youtube link ...
Cast iron fountain Cork City
A decorated cast-iron drinking water trough (c.1850). This water fountain once refreshed people on the south-side of Washington Street before being ...
The Hellfire Club
The Hellfire Club is situated at the summit of Montpelier Hill in Rathfarnham, Dublin. It is the ruins of a ...
Massy’s Estate Walled Garden
In 1800 the Killakee Estate which contained the infamous Hellfire Club was acquired by Luke White of the Hugenot de ...
Thomas H. Gillespie
Businessman / Editor My grandfather, Thomas H. Gillespie, took over the editorship of the Connaught Telegraph in 1899, a position he ...
On 10 May 1920, the Manor Cinema opened on Manor Street, Dublin. Managed by George Fagan, the silent films it offered ...
How lucky we are to have the impressive ruins of this once great castle sitting right in the heart of ...
Bere Island Standing Stone
The Bere Island standing stone or Gallan is said to mark the exact centre of the island. It’s located in the ...
WW1 US Navy graffiti, Bere Island
On May 11th 1918, sailors from the US Navy inscribed their names on a rock just outside Rerrin Village, Bere ...
Industry on Clonmel's river islands
There are a number of small islands clustered together in the river Suir near the town of Clonmel, which include ...
Maudlin Castle - Kilkenny's forgotten Leper Hospital
Today this lovely tower house (thought to date from c.1500) sits serenely among the terraced houses and bungalows of Maudlin ...
Dawn Chorus in Clonmel Tipperary
A few seconds of the dawn chorus in Clonmel, County Tipperary, recorded in early May 2020. Our home is just on ...
St. Cummin's Holy Well, County Galway
St. Cummin’s Holy Well near Oughterard, County Galway. You can explore this holy well in a 3D Model by Digital Heritage ...
James Francis Taylor
Thank you for drawing our attention to the typo in the above post - this has now been corrected.
Just fyi, Martin Haverty bought land in West Limerick in 1853 through the encumbered estate act, becoming a small, very...
I would love to find out more about Haverty road being called after Martin Haverty. Are there any papers relating...
“No Worry” Share My Memories: Mary Kenny, née Farrell of Newcastle, Aughrim, Co. Galway
A lovely read . I printed out a copy for my dad , he was Tom and John's neighbour and...
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