Drifting around Kildorrery July 2014

by Frank & Lena McCarthy



The Story of Cappamore Creamery

by Denis O'Malley


Touring the Standing Stones of Caherconlish

written by Patrick Hourigan & John Tierney


Cromwell in Kilbehenny on Thursday

by Conor O'Brien

1649 that is.


Training & traipsing around Murroe, Limerick

This blog post is written by Margaret McNamara as part of a Digital Cultural Heritage Training Project taking place in the Ballyhoura Region of Ireland & funded by Ballyhoura Development Ltd. It describes some of the first days training which took place in Murroe.


Travels through Tang

Travels through Tang

As we visit these places( in Tang we are following in the footsteps of the people who have gone before us, family, friends, neighbours and strangers. Friend and foe.

Read this guide at the café, hotel or at home. And when you get to the place ‘be there’. Meet, chat and visit. Think of those who have gone before us and reflect on our own contribution to our shared heritage.




Religious Rambles in Mountmellick

Written by Pauline Geoghegan, Richard Reid, Olive Lacey, Paddy Lacey & Bernard Conroy as part of a digital cultural heritage training course organised and funded by Laois Partnership. Photographs are by Pauline & Richard. (research is ongoing and minor changes will be made in coming days).


Using video

A short screencast video showing how we use to find places and also how to record their exact location. We copy the resultant coordinates into a research spreadsheet and then use this location when uploading related digital media to various websites.

Type the address for your point of interest into the search bar and hit return.


Using video

The trinity of websites used in digital heritage research in Ireland are 





Ardmore Names - Ideas and slides - July 2013

The schoolchildren of Ardmore National School are currently working on a project examining the old school roll books as a source for local history. I know this because, even though I am working 'up the country', I got a call last night to ask me how much the average school fees were in 19th century Ireland. (6 shillings seems to have been at the upper end of the cost range). The children and their teacher are examining the family names, occupations, health and even wealth of the past pupils of Ardmore.