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Memories Of My Native Sod - Michael Dalton

Memories Of My Native Sod – Michael Dalton


Memories and photographs from the town land of Curcreigh in County Roscommon. Michael Dalton recollects his childhood and early years as he observes a way of life and a farming population fast disappearing.

A way of life which was typical of so many other townlands in the West of Ireland.

Ogham Plaque - Medvii | Maeve

Ogham Plaque – Medvii | Maeve


One of three limited, bespoke Ogham plaques exclusively produced for Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, featuring a representation of Medb (Maeve), the warrior queen who ruled Connacht from her seat in Rathcroghan. A central figure in Ireland’s epic past and instigator of the great Táin Bó Cuailnge (Cattle Raid of Cooley).

This is our earliest reference to Medb, based on the Ogham inscription at Oweynagat, Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon.

Ogham Plaque - MórríganOut of stock

Ogham Plaque – Mórrígan


One of three limited bespoke ogham plaques exclusively produced for Rathcroghan Visitor Centre. Featuring a representation of the Mórrígan – Mór Ríoghain (Great Queen) the Battle Goddess of Ireland whose ‘fit abode’ is the Cave of Oweynagat, Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon.

Ogham Plaque Vraicci | Fráoch

Ogham Plaque Vraicci | Fráoch


One of three limited, bespoke ogham plaques exclusively produced for Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, featuring a representation of Fráoch, the legendary warrior of Connacht, whose heroic deeds are immortalised on the Rathcroghan landscape.

This reference is based on the Ogham inscription at Oweynagat, Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon.


Remembering St.Comán - Patron Saint Of Ros Comáin

Remembering St.Comán – Patron Saint Of Ros Comáin


Remembering St. Comán – Patron Saint of Ros Comáin by Noel Hoare. This book traces the legacy of St. Comán across the centuries, and in so doing sheds light on generations of Roscommon people.

This is a comprehensive historical, archaeological and folklore-based study carried out by amateur historian Noel Hoare, where no stone was left unturned as he sought to bring the story of St. Comán and his importance in Co. Roscommon to light. A must have for anyone interested in Roscommon and it’s origins.

Sliabh Bán - A Historical JourneyOut of stock

Sliabh Bán – A Historical Journey


Covering a large swathe of the eastern part of the county, ‘Sliabh Bán, A Historical Journey’, is a 470-page volume which chronicles the lives and times of generations past who lived on and around the rugged mountain.

This publication is the culmination of twenty years of research and writing by Henry Owens of Lismehy. He has been assisted in recent years by Mike Lennon, now Dublin-based, but who grew up in Corbohill.


Sligo Field Club Journal Vol.1

Sligo Field Club Journal Vol.1


Sligo Field Club was 70 years old in 2015 and to celebrate the occasion it has published the first volume of what it hopes will be an annual journal. There are 15 articles covering a period of 5,000 years.

Topics included:

  • Megalithic tombs of Sligo
  • Early Christian sites and early roads
  • The symbolism of Griffins
  • Folklore on the source of the Moy
  • The Spanish Armada and Sligo business history
  • The Jalandhar Mutiny
  • Barytes mining and aspects of the natural world such as ornithology, butterflies and moths.

Sligo Field Club Journal Vol.6


The sixth instalment of the Sligo Field Club Journal, 2020.

List of contents; Martin Wilson – Presidential, Martin A. Timoney – Editorial.

Don C.F. Cotton – Peat and wood deposits along the seashore of Co. Sligo, Martin A. Timoney – Early Bronze Age Cist Grave, Moylough, 1928, Martin A. Timoney – Imitative Fert Burials, Knocknashammer, Brian Lacey – Cúl Dreimne, Drumcliff and Colum Cille, Jim Higgins – Some County Sligo Rood Lofts, Jim Higgins -Medieval Men in Feathered Suits at Sligo Abbey, Conor MacHale – Ó Dubhda Family of Sligo, Eamonn P. Kelly – Antiquarian Research in Co. Sligo, Eamonn P. Kelly – Battle of Moytura and the Enchanted Forge, John McKeon – Lord Palmerston’s Sligo Town Properties, Peter Henry – Some Sligo-related Armorial Bookplates, John Mullaney – V.E. Day 2020, Conchubhar Ó Crualaoich – Monasterredan: How Looks Can Deceive, Harry Keaney – Field-names ‘Sketch the Land in Language’, Ben Healy – God-out-of-the-Bottle, Rory Callagy – Remembering Des Smith.


Sligo Field Journal Vol.2

Sligo Field Club Journal Vol.2


Contents include:

  • Bunduff Four-poster
  • A Sand Dune or Mound
  • Moytara Stone Axheads
  • A Priest, A Cairn and a Bead
  • A Violent Death in Medieval Sligo
  • The Place Name Bradullen
  • Sligo Salt Industry : 1700-1850
  • Map of Sligo Gas Network in 1861
  • Gulls of Sligo Town
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies of Sligo
  • Yeats International Summer School.
Sligo Field Journal Vol.3

Sligo Field Club Journal Vol.3


Contents include:

  • A Souterrain in a Midden at Culleenamore
  • A Chair for Dubhaltach Mac Fhir Bhisigh
  • The ‘Poets Chairs’ at Skreen
  • Mac Fhirbhisigh Memorial: unveiling
  • Evidence for Surnames in Sligo Placenames
  • Jones Family, Benada Abbey, Co. Sligo
  • German Perceptions of Sligo: 1850s, Col. W.G. Wood-Martin, 1847 – 1917
  • Marine Debris Along the Sligo Coast
  • Death’s-head Hawk-moth in Co. Sligo
  • An Interview with Jack Flynn.
Taughmaconnell A HistoryOut of stock

Taughmaconnell A History


This 2nd edition of the book explores the history and times past of the parish of Taughmaconnell in South Roscommon and comes eighteen years on from the first iteration.

The aim of the book is to provide a window into a way of life, much of which is no longer to be seen. It is the story of struggle, comradeship and an appreciation of community.