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This tastefully restored medieval castle built by the MacCoughlan clan has a long rich history linked to Anne Boleyn, the ill-fated Queen of England.
Why would a crozier and a bell have been depicted on a medieval grave-slab at Killinaboy church site in north Clare? What was the inspiration behind the carvings of these precious early medieval relics?
On 14 January 1882, three Roche siblings wedded three Greene siblings, all from Loop Head, at Cross Roman Catholic church, near Carrigaholt, in west Clare. This is their remarkable story.
In the medieval period, an ecclesiastical site was founded on Church Island, the largest island on Lough Gill, Co. Sligo. The island preserves the ruins of a late medieval church, a cemetery and a reliquary structure.
In the medieval period, a church site was founded on Cottage Island, Lough Gill. A dependency of the Premonstratensian order based on Trinity Island, Lough Cé, the remains include a small simple church.
Douglas Hyde (Dubhglas de hÍde) served as the very first president of Ireland from 1938 to 1945, but what can the census returns of 1901 and 1911 tell us about this future statesman?
Could Church Island on Lough Gill have inspired W.B. Yeats’ most famous poem? We explore the region’s geography and look at other romantic literary references to this place.
Could Cloheen graveyard near Kilmallock be the site of the “Church of Donmonne” listed in the Papal Taxation of 1302–06? And was it founded by Gobnait, the well-known early medieval female saint?
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