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Cavan Townlands | September 23, 2020

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Turbulence in Tullyhunco by Tomás Ó Raghallaigh

May 1, 2020 |

With thanks to the author for kindly contributing the full version of his book to share with all those who have an interest in this period of the history of Tullyhunco and the wider Cavan area.

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Ulster Inquisitions

April 29, 2020 |

Inquisitionum in Officio Rotulorum Cancellariae Hiberniae Asservatarum Repertorium Vol II details the local hearings (Inquisitions) which were held around the counties of Ulster and Leinster to enquire as to the ownership and boundaries of townlands.

These hearings took place over … Read More

What if the Dream Come True….

April 29, 2020 |

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Pynnar’s Survey of 1619

April 29, 2020 |

The lack of progress and the reports coming back to London of the undertakers neglecting their duties led to the investigation and survey by Captain Nicholas Pynnar in 1618/19. The exact date of the survey was from 1st December 1618 … Read More

Plantation Papers 1610

April 29, 2020 |

This excerpt from Hill’s work covers County Cavan and can be found on pages 179-209 of the original book which includes Armagh, Tyrone, LondonDerry, Donegal, Fermanagh and Cavan. Included below is an interesting paragraph on Co. Monaghan which suffered greatly … Read More

Gentleman & Scholar: Thomas James Barron, 1903-1992 by Jonathan A. Smyth

April 29, 2020 |

This publication explores aspects of Irish studies in terms of early Irish history, literature, archaeology and folklore. It includes a semi-biographical account of the industrious lifetime and valuable studies of Thomas J (Tom) Barron, native to Knockbride, Co. Cavan. The … Read More

Up the Reds

April 28, 2020 |

The Cornafean Achievement

Published in 1990, Up The Reds is a history of the GAA in Cornafean, a small rural area, in the extremity of the Killeshandra parish in county Cavan. It is a club with a rich tradition – … Read More

All Saints

April 28, 2020 |

Deep in the mists of time, the story begins with the pre-reformation church which stood on Drumgoon Hill, followed by the building of St.James, the first Church of Ireland place of worship in Cootehill, after which the present day church … Read More

Reference Works

April 23, 2020 |

The Ulster Inquisitions. County Cavan.

The Ulster Inquisitions of Cavan Index

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