Stories list


Faus townland by Caoimhe & Brona Devaney

Field Names in Your Townland

The well field - several families used the well in this particular field up into the 1970s.


Gardenstown townland by Ella O'Callaghan & LilyMcGarry

Field Names in Your Townland

There is a field called ‘Packie Joe’s” after the man who used to live there.



Ratallen townland by Conan McCarthy

Field Names in Your Townland


Cavetown townland by Darragh Casserly

Research by Darragh Casserly, Croghan NS, 6th class, 2018


Field Names in Your Townland


Jeremiah Murphy & the Peter Robinson Settlement to Ontario, Canada in 1825

Although I have known for many years that my great-great-grandfather, Jeremiah Murphy, emigrated from Kilshannig parish, near Mallow, Cork as part of the Peter Robinson settlement in 1825 to pioneer a homestead on west 1/2 Lot 19, Con.


Cumann na mBan Award

Molly McLoughlin Coughlan 1897-1939


Cry of the Curlew by Tommy Mooney

Tommy Mooney's first book Cry of the Curlew is a classic example of high quality local history.


My great great grandfather Andrew Carey shot in 1920

My name is Jack. My family story is about my great great grandfather Andrew/Gala Carey from Kilmurry Co. Limerick.


My great great grandfather John Maher died in the Battle of the Somme in 1916

My name is Alice and my family story is about John Maher from Graffon in Co. Tipperary. John was a private in the Royal Irish Regiment and died in the Battle of the Somme in July 1916 in a little village called Bazentin-le-Petit.