Arigna

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The Arigna Mining Experience explores the town’s history of coal mining that started in the 1700s.
Roscommon’s great outdoors

The western seaboard counties of Galway and Mayo are two of Ireland’s tourist-trail crown jewels, with coastlines that are global travel stars. Little(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

An archive photograph of a  miner in  Arigna, Co Roscommon.

On April 11th, 1838, Patrick William Cullen, a farmer from the Arigna valley in Co Roscommon, set foot on Sydney soil in leg irons, having been senten(...)