All Blog Posts Tagged 'Preservation' (89)


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Authentic Medieval Experience At The Black Castle!

Tullaun Castle now has one room up and runningairbnb link read more on it's preservation journey from the below article in 2013.…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on May 30, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Digging Up Graves at Duffy's Cut

(We would ordinarily would not reprint an entire article from another publication, but I'm sure our friends at the Irish American News won't object to us doing it in this case. Please if you can, help this cause. These ancestors call out for the support of every Irishman and Irish-American from across the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 22, 2016 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Irish Pilgrim Paths Day and the Irish Pilgrim Tag™

National Pilgrim Paths Day is a new Easter Festival based on Ireland’s dense network of medieval pilgrim walking routes. This new heritage themed event is organised by the local communities adjacent to each of…

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Added by Thomas R. on February 16, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

A Once-In-a-Lifetime Visit to The Skelligs

photo of Skellig by Eoin Mac Lochlainn

The Gods were smiling on us that day, long ago when we travelled out to the windswept island of Sceilg Mhichíl (or Skellig Michael)eleven kilometres off the coast of Kerry.  What a special place!  Sacred. Unique. Awesome.

It is not known when the monks first arrived on the…

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Added by Eoin Mac Lochlainn on December 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — 10 Comments

Silent Radical: Winifred Carney (Documentary From NV TV)

I would love all of you to see a very recent film piece about my Aunt Winifred.  Here she is for a posed photograph with her mother (Sarah Cassidy Carney) and her two sisters, Mabel and Maud, who later become nuns.  She is standing between…

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Added by Joan Austin on December 13, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Moore Street Centennial Bond Launch

My aunt Winifred Carney was present with James Connolly on Moore Street.

I live in the United States and I am now able to purchase a Bond…

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Added by Joan Austin on December 10, 2015 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

SAVING DUBLIN'S MOORE STREET

(HOW WE CAN HELPhttp://www.1916moorestreetbond.com/eventsandgatherings)

I began to write about Saving Dublin's Moore Street and found I could not write it any better than Robin…

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Added by Joan Austin on December 9, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Create Your Own Irish Culture

If you're reading this, you're probably proud of your Irish Heritage and rightly so. Honoring your family's roots is nothing to laugh at. There are several ways to do this, of course. Varying from studying the Irish…

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Added by David Joyce on December 7, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Helping Ballyvaughan's Permanent Residents Rest Easier

While in Ireland during what laughingly passed as a summer in 2015 I spent time doing maintenance at a graveyard. Three of us spent a few hours mowing and strimming Rath Graveyard near Ballyvaughan in County Clare. Well, I did the mowing and my…

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Added by P.J. Francis on October 28, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Ongoing Effort To Identify War Memorials Throughout Ireland

I found this website a while back and was able to note the location of several interesting monuments and find them while I was in Ireland in June. This is by no means all the war memorials in Ireland, far…

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Added by Joe Gannon on September 10, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Inishowen, Bogs and Bogwood

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Added by Mary Doherty on May 6, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

The Bog Road

“The Bog Road” as it is know is a three mile stretch of road between Athlone and the village of Clonown. The village has the unusual…

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Added by Bog Buddies on May 5, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Irish Bog Archaeology: Fadden More Psalter

The Fadden More Psalter, a book of psalms as old as the Book of Kells, was found by turf cutters in a Tipperary bog in 2006.  It is written in Latin and includes illuminated letters and other decoration.  Dr. Eamonn Kelly and his team at The National Museum of Ireland dated the book to around 800 AD, and spent five years restoring it. 

The find was very exciting to Irish…

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Added by Kelly O'Rourke on May 5, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures - Some History of Bogwood

Ancient Ireland had many forested areas and when felled the roots remained.  Those sites are mainly the boglands of today.

The bogwood was easiest detected in these bogs in the early…

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Added by Mary Doherty on May 4, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Exploring Ireland's Bogs in The Virtual Síbín

On Wednesday, May 6th 2015, we were joined by two special guests: World renowned…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Irish Bog Archaeology: Meet the Bog Bodies

Turf cutters have unearthed more than home heating fuel from Ireland's bogs.  Bog bodies - naturally preserved human remains - are a fascinating study.  The chemical composition of the bog has…

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Added by Kelly O'Rourke on May 4, 2015 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments


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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Cornelius Colbert

Cornelius [Con] Colbert was another young man who is also less known for his role in Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising.  He was born in 1888 ,…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on January 31, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments


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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Eámonn Ceannt

Éamonn Ceannt is a little-known leader of the 1916 Easter Rising. Born in Ballymoe in County Galway, he was one of nine children. His father was an RIC Officer…

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Added by That's Just How It Was on January 26, 2015 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

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