A fine article here from irisharchaeology.ie on the 'Sacred Trees in Early Ireland'.
This part caught my eye as it refers to a site about 6 miles fro my own house.
The guided tour on the 17th August of the route taken by the English army at the Battle of the Yellow Ford was organised by Armagh Irish language group, Cairde Teo.
The historian, Antaine Ó Donnaile, a local man and an acknowledged expert on the period, led the walk and his imtimate knowledge of the local countryside brought the detail of the battle back to life…Continue
Bishop Gunn of Natchez warns Irish 'boys and girls' against the evils of emigrating to America (August 1913).
From the RTÉ 'Century Ireland' site.
Féile an Átha Bhuí 2013
Satharn 17ú Lúnasa Saturday 17th August
11.00am Siúlóid an Átha Bhuí / Yellow Ford Walk
Assemble at St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh, for a guided walking tour of the Yellow Ford battle route taken by the English army from Armagh to An Port Mór. Walkers are advised to bring water and a packed lunch.…Continue