Build your family history, attach stories and places to people in your past and then walk in their footsteps, experiencing the same sites and sounds as your forebearers!

 

The Irish Historic Homes Survey

Irish community surveys of historic homesteads, homes; attaching family names to places in city, town and countryside.

 

Ardmore in 1916

The Ardmore Tidy Towns Association decided that researching the residents of Ardmore in 1916 would be an appropriate way to commemorate the 1916 Centenary. Because of time constraints we focused on Main Street, Chapel Row, Ard a Mhinistir and the older end of College Road.
 

Ardmore Boat Cove

A H Poole photograph, apparently from 1900s, of Ardmore boat cove and the pier in background.

Colour added using Deoldify and digital original from http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000590462

 

Gifford, John [b:0]

Mentioned in Durham court case as being based in Ardmore, Cork. Including here because they may mean Ardmore, Waterford. Also possible link with Wanrick Gifford previously recorded.

https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/245-gifford-browne

 

Drishoge townland

Drishoge, Killukin, Roscommon

Drishogue ringfort is under the railway line http://webgis.archaeology.ie/HistoricEnvironment/?SMRS=RO011-022----

 

Carrowreagh townland by Áine Cryan

Field Names in Your Townland

The field beside my house is called the Fort field. There is a fairy fort in the field.

 

Carrowreagh townland by Áine Cryan

Field Names in Your Townland

The field beside my house is called the Fort field. There is a fairy fort in the field.

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