Charlie Forde, born in Lisheenanoran, emigrated to Brooklyn in 1927. Joined the US army during WW2 and took part in the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. His company were specially selected to spearhead the whole attack. He was one the first off the boats that morning and died there at Omaha Beach.
Lisheenanoran / Lisín an Oráin Compiled by Irene McGoldrick Irish Name: Lisín an Óráin Irish pronunciation: English Name: Lisheenanoran Area: 686 acres, 0 roods, 7 perches Archaeological Information The below archaeological sites appear in ‘Archaeological Inventory of County Galway Vol.
Annaghdown Heritage Society are delighted to announce details of our summer outing. Saturday, June 15th trip to Portumna Workhouse and Portumna Castle. Itinerary: 10am bus pick up from Corrandulla11.30 – arrival at Portumna Workhouse for a guided tour, tea and
Coteenty / Na Coitiantaí Compiled by Irene McGoldrick Overview Irish name: Na Coitiantaí English name: Coteenty Irish pronunciation: Area: 358 acres, 3 roods and 27 perches Information from O’Donovan’s Field Name Books Names: Coitiantaidhe, Coteenty, Cuthenti – a common in