Bitter final weeks of Civil War left a dark legacy in Mayo

FRANK FAGAN recounts the killing of two Mayo Republicans in separate events in March 1923 as the Civil War reached...

Silent and brooding, Moorehall is a constant reminder of the tragedy of our Civil War

Sean Hallinan reflects on the burning of the famous Moorehall House, which occurred a century ago this week. The burning...

Davitt’s ancestors gather for a special reunion

  By Trevor Quinn It was a memorable day in the village of Straide last Friday when the ancestors of...

Thursday, 26/01/23 - 3:40pm Read More

Famous historical Mayo figures recalled in new book

A book written by a Mayo man based in New Jersey about the mass emigration by Irish people to Latin...

Monday, 23/01/23 - 4:13pm Read More

New book recounts the life of a Mayo freedom fighter

The Atlantic Coast Hotel in Geesala was packed to capacity on Bank Holiday Monday, October 31, as Cllr Gerry Coyle...

Friday, 11/11/22 - 11:05am Read More

Young victims of Civil War to be recalled

A large crowd is expected to gather in Ballinahaglish Cemetery in Knockmore next Sunday, October 30, to mark the centenary...

Thursday, 27/10/22 - 5:19pm Read More

When a queen’s death divided Mayo County Council

By Conor McGuire Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign was epic in its expanse. She presided over eras of monumental change and...

Monday, 10/10/22 - 5:16pm Read More

Civil War seminar to be held in Mayo

Mayo County Council is holding a major seminar on the Civil War on Saturday next, October 8, as part of...

Thursday, 06/10/22 - 10:10am Read More

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