Placenames & Heritage Notes


FormnaThere are a number of common words that apply to a hill in Ireland: Knock or Cnoc, Slieve or Sliabh, Ben or Binn, Crook or Cruach etc. Here’s one that…

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Mweelrea Plot

Mweelrea PlotFor the past several months I’ve been tipping away at the detail plot for new 1:25000 mapping for the region between Killary Harbour & Clew Bay. So essentially Mweelrea,…

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Bog Drainage

Bog Drainage There’s been a lot of talk recently regarding the re wetting of lands, for various reasons including the absorbing of winter rains and to assist wildlife habitats etc.…

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