Placenames & Heritage Notes

General Wolfe

General Wolfe – a mystery? Whilst looking through a series of Powerscourt Estate maps of 1850, I noticed a little historical note on the map of Kilmurry townland near Kilmacanogue…

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Corn Stacks

Corn Stacks

Corn Stacks If you’re in the habit of poking around old farm ruins, you may come across what look like stone mushrooms, comprising of a pillar and flat round top.…

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Achill Notes

Achill Notes We enjoyed a few pleasant days last week on Achill: sea swimming, hill climbing and coastal exploring. Thanks to Aoife & Paul McNamara for their hospitality. Happy also…

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Mulnahogue Thanks to everyone who has purchased our newly released Connemara Mountains map. It’s been well received to date and please continue to spread the word. I’ll deal with…

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The Curious Case of Cruagh I grew up in Dublin and with friends I often cycled or got the No.47 bus up towards Rockbrook, and then on up to a…

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