Secret Stones of Annaghdown The stone walls and ruins of east Galway are famous all over the world. They record the graft and skill of former generations who knew from the feel and heft of a stone precisely how to
St. Cathaldus’ Church, Corrandrum By Joe McDermott At the eastern end of the parish of Annaghdown, in the townland of Corrandrum a short distance from the Tuam road, across from the school lies an unobtrusive little known monument. It is
Travel to Galway from Cloonboo and the Annaghdown area before 1870 By Evelyn Stevens In 1812 the Commissioners for Enquiring into the Nature of the Bogs of Ireland published detailed maps of the Bogs, along with reports of how useful
This is a list of resources for use in researching a townland, as part of our Townlands Project. List of townland volunteers: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SxtFyKNhJx3w8Jf8Ong3sqT_h2kXJpK0D7UalgvAzKc/edit?usp=sharing Townlands Template If you have a Google account, the easiest way to compile and submit your townland research
Birth registrations for one hundred years ago (1919) and marriages for 75 years ago (1944) have recently been added to irishgenealogy.ie. Records from these years in Annaghdown parish are as follows…
Our Summer 2019 newsletter was printed in December 2019 and distributed to local shops and Corrandulla Post Office. We welcome articles, items of interest, other material and suggestions for future editions.
Major P. Kirwan’s Property, County of Galway TO THE EDITOR OF THE FREEMAN. SIR — Some time since I read in the Freeman’s Journal certain speeches and reports, which were well calculated to prejudice the public mind against my father,
Omaha Daily Bee, August 1908: More than fifty-eight years after they left their old home in Ireland, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Cavanagh, 5056 North Twenty-fourth street, will visit it again.
By Johnny Burke In the early 1920s, with the battle for an independent Irish Republic at full pace, when IRA Volunteers were taking the fight to the Black and Tans and Auxiliaries, the land question was still a major issue
By Mary Margaret Burke July 2018 marked the coming together of the Coen family of Anbally for the first time in many years, when the descendants of John Coen and Sarah Spelman gathered at Cloonacauneen Castle. John Coen was born