Achill Island

Although no longer strictly an Island since the construction of a road to the mainland, Achill retains the sense of being a place apart.

Cobh Heritage Centre

This fascinating centre tells the often tragic story of Irish emigration in a most vivid way and also commemorates the departure of the Titanic from …

The Burren

The Burren is a unique landscape, a vast limestone plateau stretching inland from the Cliffs of Moher, below which is a subterranean world of caves, …

Food in Ireland 1600 – 1835

When the potato arrived in Ireland it seemed like a godsend, easily grown and nutritious enough to sustain whole families on little else.

Cavan County Museum

Cavan County Museum will primarily be of interest to those with a connection to the area, but it is a good local museum which tells the story of Co …

Tracing Your Irish Roots

It's often said that people are Ireland's most important export.

The Irish Potato Famine 1846-1850

With a growing population locked in poverty and almost entirely dependent on the potato for sustenance, Ireland was by the mid 19th century something …

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