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Memories of great solidarity
Memories of great solidarity
Sharing out the slaughtered pig with neighbours
Fair day in Mullagh, County Cavan
Fair day in Mullagh, County Cavan
Buying and selling from one end of the village to the other
Digging for Gold in Laois.
Digging for Gold in Laois.
When the local lads dug in the Lough Field they found an unexpected treasure.
Richard Burke of Turlough
Richard Burke of Turlough
Lord of Mac William Íochtair
Mothers Of Modern Ireland
Mothers Of Modern Ireland
a people's history
A nostalgia filled visit
A nostalgia filled visit
Taking part in a "High Nelly" rally
Spire of Loyd Open!
Spire of Loyd Open!
27/6 and 28/6, 12-4pm
Headfort Demesne: A Summer's Walk
Headfort Demesne: A Summer's Walk
27/6/2015, 9:30-11:30am
Circle the Monastic Walls of Kells - Full Moon Walk
Circle the Monastic Walls of Kells - Full Moon Walk
Thursday 2nd July, 2015 9:30 p.m.
The Flight of the Dishes
The Flight of the Dishes
Dunguaire, Kinvara. Co. Galway
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Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
Athenry. An tOllamh Mairéad Ní Éimhigh-Professor Margaret Heavey
I believe that Margaret Heavey was my grandfather's niece. We live in...
By mary Gilson
On 02/07/2015
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
A Trip Down Memory Lane
I really enjoyed this article. Thank you very much....
By Mark Gorman
On 28/04/2015
Sister Lily Mc Nicholas
Sister Lily Mc Nicholas
O.B.E.
Thank you for bringing this wonderful woman to my attention! I had not come...
By Linda
On 15/04/2015
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Note the 2/3 houses on right of picture . They backed onto a rocky beach and...
By MN HAVS
On 04/03/2015
Patrick Canavan
Patrick Canavan
Private (25044), 15th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
I am not a relation of his but while visiting the area I stood beside his grave...
By gerry canavan
On 27/02/2015
Patrick McGing
Patrick McGing
His Time in England
Thank you for a great story.  ...
By John Mcging
On 27/02/2015
Johnny Cummins
Johnny Cummins
Paddy Burke's Right Hand man
Paddy Burke was indeed ahead of his time, a lovely warm human being who gave...
By Pete Lyons
On 23/02/2015
An Seanbhóthar
An Seanbhóthar
The Old Road
Maith thú Gerry, tá se seo an-suimiúil....
By Maggi Rua
On 23/02/2015
A Typical Night in the Hangar, Salthill, 1953
A Typical Night in the Hangar, Salthill, 1953
Certainly looks like Tom Browne - later a councillor /mayor ?...
By MN HAVS
On 23/02/2015
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Walking the Prom, Salthill, 1950s
Could this be a chap that later worked in Seapoint - possible first name Joe ?...
By MN HAVS
On 23/02/2015
Rogues Gallery
Rogues Gallery
In conjunction with 'Preserving The Peace: 200 years of Policing on the Island of Ireland, 1814 - 2014
As dodgy a Roscommon outlaw as ever I saw!...
By Brendan McGowan
On 27/01/2015
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
Rural Childhood in the 1950s
A Trip Down Memory Lane
What a wonderful article. I would like to add a note about the tea chests being...
By sandra Kilduff
On 27/01/2015
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Ballinrobe Holy Communion 1949/50
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Ballinrobe Holy Communion 1949/50
Names added to photo kindly donated by Kevin McDarby by Hugh McTigue
LOVE  ...
By margaret power
On 21/07/2015
Ballinrobe man Edward Jennings VC
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Ballinrobe man Edward Jennings VC
Born in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
For what its worth, my mothe,r one of the Joyces from Kilbride told me that...
By John Murphy
On 10/07/2015
Searching for members of the Murphy/Sammon Family
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Searching for members of the Murphy/Sammon Family
The Murphy Journal 1796-2010
Hi, its a smaller world than I think I am a first cousin of Liz Mc caughey; my...
By John Murphy
On 10/07/2015
My Irish Family
From County Wicklow Heritage:
My Irish Family
In the U.S.
Dear Greg,Welcome to Our Wicklow Heritage!  I will check the County Wicklow...
By Catherine Wright
On 07/07/2015
Turf cutting around Kilmaine and Ballinrobe
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Turf cutting around Kilmaine and Ballinrobe
Sketches of turf cutters O, P and Q are missing....
By Dan Murphy
On 26/06/2015
Were any of the 25 orphans from Ballinrobe Workhouse your ancestors?
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Were any of the 25 orphans from Ballinrobe Workhouse your ancestors?
Part of the Earl Grey project
Hi Averil I've finished my dissertation on the Mayo Orphan Girls and have...
By Barbara Barclay
On 16/06/2015
No more tears in Their Eyes
From Historical Ballinrobe:
No more tears in Their Eyes
Creagh House, Ballinrobe, was a TB Sanatorium at one stage
Averil. Delighted to see this story on website.  Have the book and reread...
By Noelene Beckett Crowe
On 08/06/2015
Lardner Family, Ballinrobe
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Lardner Family, Ballinrobe
Stone Masons
Thrilled to find this site.  My great grandmother was Margaret Lardner,...
By Melody Eileen Bannister-Barch
On 21/05/2015
David Shaw Smith
From Historical Ballinrobe:
David Shaw Smith
Maker of the 'Hands' series
I am fascinated all over again watching the Hands Revisited  series. If...
By Aine Hickey
On 14/05/2015
My Irish Ancestry
From County Wicklow Heritage:
My Irish Ancestry
Looking for help!
Hello Karl, What an interesting ancestry you have!  Unfortunately, our...
By Catherine Wright
On 14/05/2015
Ballinrobe Railway Station
From Historical Ballinrobe:
Ballinrobe Railway Station
A short History.
Hello, John Paul and Marian, I recently discovered my Ballinrobe great...
By Mike
On 26/04/2015
World War ll images from a member of the Ballinrobe Diaspora
From Historical Ballinrobe:
World War ll images from a member of the Ballinrobe Diaspora
These rare images will bring back memories of relatives/friends to some members of the Ballinrobe Community
A remarkable, gallery-quality discovery. Thank you for posting! Mike...
By Mike O'Brien
On 26/04/2015