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3 women sitting at Saint Declan's Holy Well, Ardmore, Co. Waterford, Ireland Where is the water?

One of the two ogham stones inside Ardmore Cathedral, Co. Waterford. The stone has two inscriptions – one of which has been translated to read – 'the stone of Lugaid, grandson of Nia-Segmon'.

One of the two ogham stones inside Ardmore Cathedral, Co. The stone has two inscriptions – one of which has been translated to read – 'the stone of Lugaid, grandson of Nia-Segmon'.

Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland……WOW !!  LOOK AT THAT TOWERING SILO…..LOOKS LIKE THEY WERE GOING TO SHOOT THIS GUY OFF TO CYBERSPACE…..I GUESS THAT THOUGHT HE'D GET TO HEAVEN FASTER THAT WAY…………..ccp

Cemetery, Ardmore, Co Waterford, Ireland. Our tips for rhings to do in Country Waterford

A family evicted in Donegal during the Famine in 1848. This was to be continued during the Rent evictions in the 1880s.  Irish National Photographic Archives

Charles Stuart Parnell Broke his Sisters Heart

In 1879 alone over Irish people were evicted from their land and left to starve. They had very little land and were unable to grow enough crops to feed themselves and pay the ren. Charles Stuart Parnell, Irish Land League, Evictions in Ireland

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The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is the official archive for Northern Ireland.

Spinning flax into linen thread, Ireland, 1904.

Spinning flax into linen thread, Ireland, My Irish ancestors were flax farmers and spinners.

I love the history told by Inis Meain Knitting Co "For centuries, the fishermen’s garments have been knitted by the women of the island. Knitting was just one of a number of skills that islanders had to learn and to master, to create a way of living in a very inhospitable place." Despite their circumstances, generations have created beauty in this remote island! (source: inismeain.ie)

I love the history told by Inis Meain Knitting Co "For centuries, the…

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