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  • Tomas O Flatharta on KilmeelickinThere was a national school called Kilmilkin National school but was called Breenaun National school in the 1901 census by...
  • John Forde on Ballykine LowerOn the public noticeboard maps for the woods around Clonbur, it has the ruined house in the north of Ballykine...
  • Kathy Leslie on SlievemurryI'm wondering if G Beggan has more information on the area as a whole that I could read somewhere? All...
  • Evelyn McGann nee Cunniffe on A Shopkeeper in KillimorMy grandaunt was Julia Griffin. Her business was left to my late father John Cunniffe who was a nephew of...
  • joanne king on Tullaghlumman MoreTullaghlumman Mor and Beg are both protected lands under confirmed EU designations
  • Robin Sloan on Cornananta Beg1851 census extract images - Patt Donoho 54 yrs widower married in 1829, son Thomas 10 yrs, and 2 other...
  • Kate on Dan Toole’s houseMy grandmother was born here .. Kate O’Toole
  • Adrian on Ballydavid SouthI often look at the OSI 6" FIrst edition, which was surveyed between 1829 and 1841. And there is a...
  • roger on BunnaviskaunThank you Julia for pointing this error out. It has now been corrected.
  • Julia Herbert on BunnaviskaunIn the 1901 census you list a household John Joyce and his wife Sarah and daughter Mary. This is actually...
  • Kevin Martin Pemrick on The Martin family of Raheen, KillimorMy 2nd great grandfather Patt Martin was from, Ardgraigue, Raheen Co. Galway, Ireland. My great grandfather MIchael Martin was born...
  • Jill Solbach on Cloonpee (Cloonfee)Patrick and Catharine Kelly’s first child is my grandmother, Bridget “Delia” Kelly who in 1901 hadn’t yet emigrated to New...
  • E Coen on TyroneExcellent resource. The house 2 “Cohen” family is a contemporaneous misspelling of Coen, this family appear on the 1901 census...
  • G. Beggan M.A., M.Sc, Ph.D. on BallygarThe Irish name of this townland, Béal Átha Ghártha, has puzzled scholars. According to the late Professor O’Máille of UCG...
  • G. Beggan M.A., M.Sc, Ph.D. on HermitageThe former name of Hermitage was Bran’s Wood. Bran is a character arising in an ancient legendary battle in which...
  • G. Beggan M.A., M.Sc, Ph.D. on AghraneThe name replaced the original name ‘Killnereagh & Agheraher’ some time after 1641. In Irish the original name was Cill...
  • G. Beggan M.A., M.Sc, Ph.D. on SlievemurryThis is Sliabh Muire written phonetically in English. The town land takes its name from the adjacent mountain called Mount...
  • G. Beggan M.A., M.Sc, Ph.D. on KilleroranThe name 'Killeroran' was put on this land in post Reformation times. Its former Irish name was Cluain Acha Liag,...
  • G. Beggan M.A., M.Sc, Ph.D. on ClontuskertThe Uí Maine hereditary inauguration mound was on the hill of Cluain Acha Liag, now called Killeroran near Ballygar. An...
  • Michael Reddy on ‘Quis Separabit? The Connaught Rangers through time and history’ThinK I had a SGT Reddy in this outfit maybe third battlion Bernard Reddy Died/buried in Aughrim 1862 (104 Years...
  • Bob Newton on The History Of HeadfordI am trying to find information about my grandmother. Her name was Mary Elizabeth McDermott, born in the Headford district...
  • Debra Mantha on Life on the Bog – Carrownagappul BogThroughly enjoyed this clip. I learned a lot. My family and I hope to visit Galway in a few weeks...
  • Debra on Women Working with Stone WorldwideCan anyone recommend where I can start learning dry stone techniques in the northwestern United States? I am in Oregon....
  • roger on Ballynahinch Railway StaionThank you for you comment, John. Very interesting story, thanks for sharing.
  • John fox on Ballynahinch Railway StaionI had the pleasure of working on the restoration of this Station in 1981 as a 16 year old.. My...
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