Sligo Secret Scripture Trail

Heritage Week Guided Walking Tour – Sligo Secret Scripture The Sligo Secret Scripture Trail, is a literary & local history tour based around Sligo town and county.  The tour takes a snapshot of Sligo in the 1920’s and 1930’s from the … Continued

A Rebel’s home

  Kiltyclogher or Kilty as it is known locally, is a small village situated in north Leitrim, it is right on the border with Fermanagh. It is a quaint little village, laid out neatly with four roads, the village lies on … Continued

This masonic lodge meeting is no secret

There are lots of events happening around the country for Culture Night, which takes place on Friday 16th September 2016.  You can check out the Culture Night website to see what is on in your area. I’m thinking of going to the … Continued

A scandalous event at the Dromore West Workhouse

posted in: Genealogy, Ireland, Sligo, Social History | 0

I came across this interesting social history case in the DIPPAM Archives recently. DIPPAM which stands for Documenting Ireland: Parliament, People and Migration, is an online virtual archive of documents and sources relating to the history of Ireland, and its … Continued

1916 Rising Exhibition in Tipperary

  Some photos from a recent visit to the Tipperary County Museum located in Mick Delahunty Square in Clonmel, Tipperary, where a 1916 Easter Rising exhibition is currently been held. You can find out more about the exhibition and the … Continued

Castlepalooza music festival

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We headed to the Castlepalooza arts & music festival, which is held on the grounds of the 18th century Charleville Castle in Tullamore, county Offaly. It was our first time at Castlepalooza, which is a small boutique festival which plays alternative music/Indie and … Continued

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