Reference: Patrick Tierney Drayman

Sounds of a drayman Sounds of a drayman at work at the start of the 20th century

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Kilfinnane and Kilflynn Soundscapes

If you've been mountain biking in the Ballyhoura area of south Limerick then you will probably have driven through Kilfinnane and Ballyorgan.

Church bells, rooks, beechnuts underfoot and a stream.

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Kilmurry neighbours in a Kilfinnane graveyard

Breeda Tierney tells us about neighbours and family from Kilmurry townland and Martinstown parish who are buried in Kilfinnane graveyard.

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

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Reference: Update on the Tuam Famine Burials

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

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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 historical context of the burials A discussion on the historical context of the excavated burials.

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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 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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Reference: Cork

Clonpriest Ambience

Soundscape of Clonpriest graveyard in late January 2012. Birds and lambs dominate but I wonder can we hear the sound of the hunt in the distant

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

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Clonpriest Gate

Two new gates have been erected at Clonpriest -the outer gate controls entrance to the modern, northern graveyard and a new gate has also be put

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

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Reference: Kill Cavan

The Church Bells in Kill

John takes a moment during our workshop in Kill Graveyard to listen to the church bells and reflect on the social and religious history contained

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Reference: WV-OSTND-004

Maurice Seys

The grave of  Maurice Seys who was a police officer during WW2. He has been deported to the concentration camp of Dora and died there in 1945

Reference: WV-OSTND-002

Kpn Olivier Georges Egide Marie Le Jeune

Familiegraf Le Jeune-De Mol met Kpn Olivier Georges Egide Marie Le Jeune, die als passagier meevloog met de C-47B 43-48896/896-D (K-14, het

Reference: Beul-Bairr Kilkenny

Annamult-Beul-Bairr

Annamult

The local Irish sound of the name is Awnamulth (Ath-na -Molt) i.e. Ford of the Wethers. Some time between 1221 and 1229, William

Reference: Barony Kilkenny

Lynches Hearse & Coffins in Ballyconra

In September, just before the Ploughing Championships, we spent a couple of hours in Ballyconra recording stories of historic Barony graveyard.

Din Drennan remembers the Lynch family who were intimately involved with funerals in this area at...

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Reference: WA-BLRD-006

The Coffin house and shop

Bridge kennedy was the owner of the most remarkable dwelling house in the area.It was known as ‘The Coffin house and shop’

What

Reference: Kilgobnet Waterford

A little bit of history

Kilgobinet in 1640

To give readers an idea of how the parish was viewed during this unhappy period, the following

Reference: WA-MCOI-002

the Wreck of the Moresby

This is a link to waterford County Musuem's account of the Wreck of the Moresby

 

Reference: WA-GRBN-053

The Right Rev.Bishop Patrick ‘O Connor

Like the Carroll’s and Meany’s, the O’Connor’s have a long history  with the townland of Clonea, all three families

Reference: Garranbaun Waterford

Garranbaun church history

Garranbane Church is over 200 years old. In the celebration of its centenary, I was asked to compile a book to celebrate the event. In researching