Category Archives: Archaeology

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The death has occurred of Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Mill View, Church Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. Peacefully on June 25th 2020 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter Pauline’s house in Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott. Beloved wife of the late Bill. Sadly missed by her loving family: Bride, Jackie,… Read more…

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

  A unique cultural celebration of mid-Kerry’s musical heritage and the Summer Solstice will be held at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown later this month.  The event will be the  highlight of this year’s County Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town later this month. The organisers are holding… Read more…

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

A free public talk on recent excavations at a portal tomb in Milltown – now known to be one of Ireland oldest man-made structures – will take place in Milltown Community Hall on Thursday, May 3rd at 8.pm. Dr. Michael Connolly County Archaeologist, Dr. Michael Connolly will explain the significance of what was discovered during… Read more…

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Category Archives: Archaeology

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The death has occurred of Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Mill View, Church Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. Peacefully on June 25th 2020 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter Pauline’s house in Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott. Beloved wife of the late Bill. Sadly missed by her loving family: Bride, Jackie,… Read more…

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

  A unique cultural celebration of mid-Kerry’s musical heritage and the Summer Solstice will be held at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown later this month.  The event will be the  highlight of this year’s County Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town later this month. The organisers are holding… Read more…

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

A free public talk on recent excavations at a portal tomb in Milltown – now known to be one of Ireland oldest man-made structures – will take place in Milltown Community Hall on Thursday, May 3rd at 8.pm. Dr. Michael Connolly County Archaeologist, Dr. Michael Connolly will explain the significance of what was discovered during… Read more…

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