Name List of the James Ship, 1834

Name List of the James Ship, 1834

In early 1834 before the James and the Astrea (who also was wrecked in 1834, a first hand report of that wreck from a survivor of the Astrea) left Limerick Port a government official was appointed to access the seaworthiness of both these ships. Lieutenant Lynch R.N....
Name List of the Astrea Ship

Name List of the Astrea Ship

The following list contains the names of those who boarded the ill-fated Astrea at Custom House Quay Limerick on the 15th April 1834. The ship wrecked on May 1834 and there were only three survivors. The wreck had occurred at Loran Head, five miles east of Louisburgh,...
St. Patrick’s Graveyard

St. Patrick’s Graveyard

St. Patrick’s Graveyard is situated on the top of St. Patrick’s Road next to St. Bridget’s Church. The Roman Catholic church which stood on this site was in ruins by the 17th century, the Down Survey Map of 1683 shows a round tower in this site...
10 Interesting Headstones of Kileely Graveyard

10 Interesting Headstones of Kileely Graveyard

Kileely Old Graveyard, also known as St. Lelia’s. St. Lelia is believed to be Liadhain, a Dalcassian, the daughter of Diarmuid whose grandfather Cairtheann was converted to Christianity by St. Patrick. The feast to St. Lelia is held on the 11th August. This is...
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