Killeshandra

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Clough Oughter Castle, Lough Oughter, Co Cavan

About 20 feet away, two “fishermen” float by in an inflatable boat. I say “fishermen” as having the equipment doesn’t necessarily mean you deserve the(...)

Bishop-elect Rev Andrew Forster (left) interviews bishop-elect Archdeacon David McClay (right) and Canon David Brown at Willowfield Church, Belfast.

LP Hartley wrote in his 1953 novel The Go-Between that “the past is a foreign country: they do things differently there”. Increasingly Northern Irela(...)

Cyril McGuinness leaving Dublin District Court, October 2014.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

Cyril McGuinness had become public enemy number one for the Garda and PSNI in recent weeks after a fresh death threat was issued against Quinn Industr(...)

Irish War of Independence: A woman recites the Rosary in front of Mountjoy prison, Dublin, for imprisoned Sinn Féin members on hunger strike. Photograph: adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images

County: Cavan Incident: Ambush at Swanlinbar Date: December 17th, 1920 Fatalities: 1 Come out, ye Black and Tans, come out and fight me like a man, S(...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

Dublin & Wicklow Orange Lodge: Chris Thackaberry. Photograph: Bryan Meade

The Orange Order was once embraced in some southern counties, as is amply illustrated by a folk tale about two men from the Co Cavan village of Killes(...)

Killykeen Holiday Village in Cavan: sold by Coillte to a modular home specialist based in Britain

Coillte has sold the dated Killykeen Holiday Village in the Cavan lakelands for under €900,000 to a UK-based modular home specialist with strong Irish(...)

Eugene Willis with a fine 4.5lbs Corrib trout

The 37th Lough Melvin Open Trout Championships was again an outstanding success with more than 300 competitors from across Ireland, Scotland and the U(...)

Irish Roots

After the National Archives first came out with its superb 1901 and 1911 census website (genealogy.nationalarchives.ie), a few innocent souls a(...)