Reference: Canovee (Cannaway) Cork

Graveyard Passage

The Dunne family were planning to build a house on their farm at Mahalough in 1914. They decided to build the house on the eastern side of

Church stones used

Peter Murphy told me that when they were building his own home, a cottage in Killinardrish, in 1935, they used the stones from the ruin of the old

Reference: Glasgow Necropolis

Scott Kerr tells us about the William McGavin...

Scott Kerr is a local historian and member of the Friends of the Glasgow Necropolis. In this story

Audio of Scott Kerr recorded on site in the Glasgow Necropolis in May 2014. Scott is a tour guide...

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Reference: CO-MULT-0253

Rebecca Winspeare McCarty

Rebecca Winspeare McCarty was the youngest child of William Winspeare Rogers McCarty and Eleanor Heagarty of Cork City, one of

Reference: St Lachtain's Kilkenny

Freshford village

Freshford is situated on the banks of the Nuenna river which flows through the heart of the village. The river name is the Anglicised spelling of

Reference: Galway

Jim Higgins Jim Higgins the Galway City heritage officer describes his hopes that the increased awreness of old...

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Cora Gunther - Westside Library Cora Gunther from Westside describes the libraries plan to celbrate their 10 year anniversary and...

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Reference: Knockavilla Cork

The Lane Family, Garryhesta

Mrs Tim Lane and her two daughters have passed on information about the Lanes of Garryhesta (later of Innishannon) whose burial place isn't so

William Scollard

Peggy McCarthy remembers the burial of William Scollard on her Communion Day around 73 years ago in 1940.

She believes that he was a groom

William O'Connell

William O'Connell, of the Tuogh O'Connells, is believed to be buried just inside the graveyard wall, and possibly marked with an old stone

Reference: Newberry (Kilshannig) Cork

The History of Kilshannig and environs Donie O'Sullivan recounts the history of Kilshannig/Newberry and environs. We hear about...

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Reference: Rathbarry Cork

History of Rathbarry

Nestling on the southern edge of Castlefreke forest, overlooking the long strand this graveyard is dominated by the ruins of two churches. One of

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History of Rathbarry

Nestling on the southern edge of Castlefreke forest, overlooking the long strand this graveyard is dominated by the ruins of two churches. One of

Reference: Kilbrogan Cork

A History of Kilbrogan

Reference: Offaly

The Larkins of Lusmagh and the Manchester Martyrs Margaret Barton tells us of a grave in Kilmochonna graveyard wherein lies Mary Larkin, mother of...

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Reference: Raheen Laois

The James Fintan Lalor Memorial Hall in Raheen,...

Short audio description by Ger Lawler of the building and use of the James Fintan Lalor Memorial...

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Reference: Kilmochonna Offaly

Some Bernie Hunt Grave Memorials throughout Offaly

James Scully tells us about his work on the Offaly Graveyard Survey in the 1980s and the recognition of the value of Bernie Hunts skill as a

James Scully took part in the Offaly graveyard surveys of the 1980s anc came across the unique...

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Bernie Hunt, an extraordinary craftsman, part 1

Part 1 of a 3 part recording wherein Jim Madden tells us about Bernie Hunt an extraordianry 20th...

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Three grave family plots in Lusmagh

The beliefs behind a 3 plot family grave site in Ireland and when to open a grave if the head of a...

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Previous Graveyard Surveys in Offaly

Short audio account of previous graveyard surveys and publications in the 1980s.

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