Castle on the shores of Lough Gill

Parkes Castle is a restored plantation castle which dates back to the early 17th century, located on the shores of Lough Gill, outside Dromahair village in county Leitrim. It is located on the site of the Irish chieftain Brian O’Rourke’s … Continued

Book the Secret Scripture walking tour

A quick note to say a big thank you to all who attended the heritage week, Sligo secret scripture walking tours. We got a nice crowd each day and the weather stayed dry on both days with the sun making an appearance on Sunday … 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

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