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Cavan Townlands | February 24, 2021

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The Gallant John Joe by George Cartwright

December 17, 2020 | are delighted to feature this excellent new book by George Cartwright on the incredible John Joe O’Reilly.

The legendary John Joe O’Reilly was one of the first great GAA national icons. He was the talisman and captain during Cavan’s … Read More

Killashandra Census 1841 Heatmaps

October 30, 2020 |

View heatmaps of townlands in Killashandra Parish during the 1841 census, showing

  • Population Density
  • Life Expectancy
  • Literacy Levels
  • School Attendance

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Interactive Map – Search by Townland

October 25, 2020 |

Find townlands of interest on our interactive map of Cavan and drill down to find all articles relating to that townland.

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Taylor & Skinner’s Road Maps of Cavan 1778

July 16, 2020 |

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Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the death of Captain Tom Sheridan

May 21, 2020 |

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the death of Captain Tom Sheridan who died on 29th May 1920. As part of the commemoration of the anniversary are delighted to present “What if the Dream Come True…” in it’s … Read More

1841 Census Analytics – Killashandra

May 8, 2020 |

See our interactive dashboard using 1841 Census data for the Killashandra parish. Compare results in each townland against the parish population for Literacy Levels, School Attendance and Life Expectancy

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Come Back to Cornafean

May 6, 2020 |

Come back to Cornafean was published in 2013 by the ‘Cornafean Gathering Committee,’ under the chairmanship of Paddy McDermott and edited by George & Lorraine Cartwright. It was produced principally to mark the ‘Come Back to Cornafean Week’ in conjunction … Read More

R.J. Hunter’s ‘The Ulster Plantation’

May 6, 2020 |

Foreword by David Edwards

Once upon a time in Ireland, in the days before desktop publishing, it was relatively unusual for a dissertation – even a history dissertation – to be published in full book form. Thumbing through the back … Read More