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Horse Doctors – The old and the new

By Carmel Kelly-Palmer Stephen Croghan has spent his life as a blacksmith and farrier. The very mention of the words brings a smile to his...

The Rusted Iron Cross

By Martin Malone Some stories run beyond the reach of legend, are fact, but their detail has been lost and become hazy in the wheel...

X, His Mark

By Martin Malone An uncle of mine is big into genealogy and has thus far unearthed a plethora of information concerning our ancestors. Many people...

A journey through a miner’s life

The crunch of the ground beneath the feet, the dripping of water overhead, the intensity of the darkness in areas without lighting, the sheer...

Red Hugh O’Donnell and The Long Walk

By C. A. Tremayne From the dawn of history there has been a strong streak of the rebel in the Celtic character and Scotland, Wales,...

A cultural experience

by Henry Austin Séamus Joyce lived for the day when he would return home to Ireland. He could well remember when, as a young man...

Win two nights B&B in the Lough Allen Hotel for two people

Brought to you by the Lough Allen Hotel, Spa & Leisure Centre The prize also comes with a delicious evening dinner for both of you! As we...

Connemara Days – The Quiet Man revisited!

By Michael Fox It can probably be argued, with some justification, that no film has done more to boost Irish tourism in the last fifty...

Excavations Reveal Mysteries of Ireland’s Past

By Kevin P. Oldham For many, archaeology is for the experts, but so many exciting discoveries have been made during excavations in this country in...

Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty: The Vatican Pimpernel

By Margaret Kelleher Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty must surely be one of the most inspiring figures of World War II. From his privileged position in the...