Reference: Blog entry A Duel at Dawn and Other Stories

16 Ballymoney old Church

Ballymoney Old Church had a large congregation and served a large area. The church had...

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17 St Paul's Church Ballymoney

Richard Sweetman describes St Paul's Church which replaced the old church in 1849.

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Reference: Blog entry

Jack Kelly - Whistling past the graveyard

Jack Kelly describes being scared passing the graveyard at night time and whistling to alleviate...

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Night time ramblings

Alan Robinson describes avoiding walking past Portnhinch graveyard at night time after visiting...

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A brother's burial

Seamus Gorman relates the story of his brother's burial in the graveyard and other family...

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Portnahinch House and a remarkable drain

Alan Robinson describes the location of the old Portnahinch House in relation to the graveyard....

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Unmarked graves and Moore and Fitzpatrick burials

Paddy Moore discusses the unmarked graves and some Moore and Fitzpatrick family burials.

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A grandmother's dying wish

Jack Hyland discusses some Connor/O'Connor burials and his grandmother's wish to be...

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The last burial

The group discuss and figure out the date of the last funeral to take place in the graveyard.

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Reference: Grave KK-BRNY-007

Mary Maher tells us who is buried here.

A short snippet recorded in Lisdowney church. Mrs Mary Maher stood before us, scissors for...

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Reference: Grave KK-SPEN-117

Three types of glass on a self-made Headstone

A homemade headstone with locally sourced materials. We hear about sourcing the materials and...

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Clonpriest Gate

Opening the galvanised outer gate adjacent to the field of sheep in late January 2012.

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Clonpriest Ambience

Curlews, magpies, blackbirds, robins and lambs. Chainsaw and hammering in the distance. No...

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Reference: Blog entry Update on the Tuam Famine Burials

The mitigation strategy for the excavation

David O'Reilly tells us about the excavation strategy at the site and how things have been...

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Excavating a burial

Ann Bingham runs us through the process of excating and recording a burial.

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The historical context of the burials

A discussion on the historical context of the excavated burials.

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The rationale for the excavation

The rationale behind the excavation and our reluctance to excavate burials at all.

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The local interest

Ray O'Riordain explains the local reaction to the excavation.

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Kilmurry neighbours in a Kilfinnane graveyard

People have a very detailed knowledge of their neighbours, those living and those who have...

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Kilfinnane and Kilflynn Soundscapes

Church bells, rooks, beechnuts underfoot and a stream.

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