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Date Contributor Article
4 August 2017 Cormac Hamill White Stone on Cavehill, Belfast
19 July 2017 John Hulme &
Michael Gaynor
Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock KGB FRS - Louth
7 June 2017 Peter Mooney
Kathleen (Kay) Antonelli - Donegal
16 May 2017 Carrickfergus & District Historical Society
Glenarm Friary

St Patrick's Glenarm - Stained Glass
28 February 2017 Antrim Historical Society
Steve McCooke - Antrim
19 January 2017 East Belfast Historical Society
Horatio Todd - East Belfast

The Long bridge Stone - East Belfast
17 January 2017 Pat Devlin
John Herivel - Belfast
8 January 2017 Pat Devlin
James Drumm - Monaghan
3 January 2017 Pat Devlin
William Reid Clanny - Down
2 January 2017 Pat Devlin
John Robert Gregg - Monaghan
1 January 2107 Pat Devlin
William Scott - Fermanagh
31 December 2016 Rathcoffey History Group
Thatched Cottage, Paintstown - Kildare
22 November 2016 JJ Woods
Colour Sergeant John Lucas VC
20 October 2016 County Donegal Historical Society
Harry Swan
14 October 2016 Doreen McBride
St Patrick's 'wee' Church at Seepatrick
7 October 2016 Lorrahaddora Historical Society

Rathmichael Historical Society
The Three Heads

The Gossan Stones
31 July 2016 Youghal Celebrates History
Field's Printing Works, Youghal
28 June 2016 Christopher Keane
Surgeon Commander James Michael McNamara
26 June 2016 Larry Breen
Dan Donnelly - Pugilist
Matilda Tone
11 June 2016 Poyntzpass & District Local History Society
-The Bell Thorn
3 June 2016 Vincent & Bernardine Ruddy
Pat Devlin
-Hugeunot Cemetery, Merion Row, Dublin
-Andrew Orr
17 February 2016 Victor Price
Pat Devlin
-James Young
-Mary Galway
-Cathal O'Byrne
-Sir Henry Pottinger
-Elizabeth Shane
-George Shiels
16 February 2016 Victor Price


Pat Devlin
-Sir Samuel McCaughey
-Robert Lloyd Praeger
-Rosamond Praeger
-James Joseph Magennis VC
-Henry Montgomery
-Muiris Ó Droighneáin
15 February 2016 Pat Devlin -William (Bertie) Rodgers
-Hugh Thomson
-Ernest Walton
-Sir George White VC
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Robert Welsh
13 February 2016 Pat Devlin

Victor Price
-Alice Milligan
-Charlotte Milligan Fox
-John Luke
-Robert Lynd
-Mary Ann McCracken
-WF Marshall
12 February 2016 Pat Devlin
-Archbishop William Crolly
-Sir John Dill
-Sir Samuel Dill
-William Gibson
-Richard Hayward
-Mercy Hunter
-Francis Hucheson
-Francis Joy
-Sir Joseph Larmor
-Charles Davis Lucas VC
31 January 2016 Pat Devlin
-Gerard Dillon
-George Farquhar
-Sir Samuel Ferguson
-Wilhelmina Geddes
-Stewart Parker
20 December 2015 South Kilkenny Historical Society

Adrian Roche
-Cardinal Wiseman

-Duald MacFirbis
8 December 2015 South Kilkenny Historical Society
-Knockroe Passage Tomb
-Penal Cross
-St. Moling's Cave
31 October 2015 Pat Devlin
-Dr James McDonnell (Father of Belfast Medicine)
28 October 2015 Rathfarnham Historical Society
-Penal House - Mass House
21 October 2015 Pat Devlin
-John Henry MacAuley
19 October 2015 Tom McDonald
-Paddy Cahill (The Bannow Boatman)
15 October 2015 Colm Liddy
-Willie Clune
4 October 2015 Victor Price

Pat Devlin
-Francis Rawdon Chesney

-Dr James Deeny
-William MacQuitty
3 October 2015 Val Connaughton

Pat Devlin
-Patrick Johnson

-Herbert Cooper
-Timothy Eaton
-James Joseph Magennis VC
-David Manson
-H.B. Phillips
2 October 2015 Victor Price

Pat Devlin
-Thomas Gallagher

-Amanda McKittrick Ros
1 October 2015 Victor Price

Pat Devlin
-Cecil Francis Alexander
-Joseph Campbell

-Francis Joseph Bigger
-Michael (Max) Flood Blaney GC
-James Bell Crichton VC
-George Dickson
-Thomas Raymond Kelly GC
-Kennedy Kane McArthur
30 September 2015 Wesley McCann

Pat Devlin
-Alexander Irvine

-Martha Magee
-Charles McKimm
-Michael McLaverty
-Paul Rodgers
-Richard Rowley
-Helen Waddell
29 September 2015 Pat Devlin -Lilian Bland
-Margaret Byers
-Kathleen Coyle
-Edmund De Wind VC
-W.A. Green
-Barney Hughes
-Brian Desmond Hurst
-James Johnston
-Luke Livingstone Macassey
-John McKay
28 September 2015 Pat Devlin -Robert Hill Hanna VC
-Stanley Woods
27 September 2015 David Orr CBE,FREng,ICE -Freeman Wills Crofts
-Berkeley Dean Wise
26 September 2015 Pat Devlin -Jemmy Hope
-Robert Huddleston
-Thomas Hunter
-Henry Francis Lyte
-William Greenhill Lyttle
25 September 2015 Pat Devlin -Robert Adrain
-Peadar Barry
-Robert Bell
-Kathleen Bridle
-Daniel Cambridge VC
-Amy Carmichael
-Thomas Carnduff
-Francis Carville
-James Dilworth
24 September 2015 Pat Devlin -John Archibald Beckett GC
-Padraig Gregory
-William Maley
-Annie Scott Dill Maunder
-Dorothy Parke
-Eileen Percy
22 September 2015 Pat Devlin -William John Ashcroft
-Captain William Coppin
-Sir Robert Hart
11 September 2015 Larry Breen -Myles Keogh
10 September 2015 Pat Devlin -Ann Jane Carlile - Pioneer of Temperance
7 September 2015 Larry Breen & Colm Liddy

Christopher McCormick
-Killeen, Ballycar, Co. Clare

-Thomas Duffy VC
6 September 2015 Tom McDonald -Boro Hill House, Co Wexford
28 August 2015 Maura Coyle -Dysart Church, Cummeen, Roscommon
20 July 2015 Laois Heritage Society -Patrick Gerald Ward
15 June 2015 Carrickfergus Historical Society & West Belfast Historical Society -Rose Window by Harry Clarke - St. Mary's Dominican Convent, Falls Road
22 February 2015 Genes of Antrim & Carrickfergus Historical Societies


Doreen McBride
-Ballypatrick Court Tomb
-Broughanlea Cross
-Old Culfeightrin Church

-Grandma Finlay's family Christening Robe
14 February 2015 Carrickfergus Historical Society -Jack McCleery
1 January 2015 Cavehill Conservation Campaign -Ballyaghagan Souterrain
27 August 2014 West Belfast Historical Society

Graham Baines
-Castle Robin

-Captain John Graham
5 August 2014 Strabane History Society


Carrickfergus and District Historical Society
-Gandhi - Strabane's legless man
-The Urney Bell

-Rathlin Island: Viking Grave
-Rathlin Island: Hill of the Screaming
28 July 2014 Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society

-Vere Thomas St Leger Goold
-Maria Pope

2 July 2014 Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society



South East Galway Archaeological and Historical Society
-Edmund Downey
-Lily Mernin
-Sir (Simon) John Newport
-Sir Thomas Wyse

-Wilson Rathborne
10 March 2014 Co. Roscommon Archaeological and Historical Society -The Four Altars
-Sapper's Mark at Ballyforan Bridge
-Frank Eivers
17 February 2014 Ballinascreen Historical Society
Carrickfergus & District Historical Society
-Geordie Barnett
-Chapel of the Resurrection, Belfast
12 February 2014 Chris Spurr -Memorial Cross, near Mount Stewart, Co Down
29 January 2014 Chris Spurr -Hare & Greyhound, The Square, Comber, Co Down
28 January 2014 South East Galway Archaeological and Historical Society -Captain Denis St George Daly
11 January 2014 Chris Spurr -Royal Cypher - Post Office Main Street Bangor
-Irish milepost, Saintfield, Co Down
-Last Edward VIII post box in Northern Ireland
21 December 2013 South East Galway Archaeological and Historical Society -The Persses of Moyode
10 December 2013 Lisnaskea Historical Society - Moat Ring, or Cornashea, Lisnaskea
- Aghalurcher Church and Graveyard
6 December 2013 Co. Roscommon Archaeological and Historical Society - Dhonal Cameron
- Aleen Cust
- Walter Levinge
19 November 2013 Lisnaskea Historical Society - Castle Balfour
- The Corn Market
- The Workhouse
16 November 2013 Maynooth Local History Group - Johnstownbridge Post Box
10 November 2013 Declan O'Connor - Kilmacormac Pieta
10 November 2013 Maynooth Local History group - Home of Last Governor General
30 October 2013 Co. Roscommon Archaeological and Historical Society - Mary O'Flanagan
28 October 2013 Co. Roscommon Archaeological and Historical Society - Drumdaff House Ha-ha
25 October 2013 Carrickfergus and District Historical Society
Maynooth Local History Group
- Old Priory Church, Holywood
- Maynooth Pound
21 October 2013 Declan O'Connor - Navan Town Stocks
18 October 2013 Co. Roscommon Archaeological and Historical Society - Major General Edward Langford Dillon JP
- The Revd. Isaac Mitchell
7 October 2013 Brian McCabe - Church of Ireland, Virginia
- Park Hotel (former shooting lodge), Virginia
3 October 2013 Carrickfergus and District Historical Society - Bullaun Stone, St Matthew's Parish Church, Shankill Road, Belfast
- The Watch House, Shankill Road, Belfast
30 September 2013 Ballincollig Heritage Association
Ulster History Circle
- Dovecote, Ballybeg Priory
- John McCredy McAlery
18 September 2013 Roscommon Historical and Archaeological Society
- Mushroom Stones in Kiltoom
15 September 2013 Roscommon Historical and Archaeological Society
- Rinn Duin Bee Boles, Lecarrow
- Lily and Rosie Cadiz
11 September 2013Carrickfergus Historical Society

Glenravel Historical Society
- Ballynashee Narrow Guage Railway Station
- The Holestone, Near Doagh
- The Drum Walls
- The Drum Sculpture
3 September 2013 Glens of Antrim Historical Society & Carrickfergus Historical Society - Ardclinis Church in Ruins
- Galboly Clachan
- Carnlough Ammonia Plant
1 September 2013 Roscommon Historical Society - The Weakfield "Eviction Slab"
20 August 2013 South East Galway Archaeological and Historical Society -The Fighting Burkes of Dunsandle
-The Inn at Glentane and the United Irishmen
5 August 2013 Westport Historical Society -Bunlahinch Clapper Bridge
31 July 2013 Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society -Dermot H. Breen
-Hugh Collender
-Henry Denny and WR Jacob
-Charles Kean
-Philip Long
-Patrick O'Keefe
19 June 2013 Waterford Archaeologicaland Historical Society -William Peare and Sir William Goff
-Pat Powers
18 June 2013 Cloyne Literary and Historical Society -Frances Ring
6 June 2013 James McIlhatton -Alexander Chesney
7 May 2013 Longford Historical Society -Windows-St Mel's Catherdral
3 May 2013 Abbey Historical Society -Edward John Cotton
9 April 2013 St Mochua Historical Society, Timahoe -Old Outhouse at Cooleragh, Timahoe
15 February 2013 Joanne Campbell -Thomas Benignus Mullan
29 January 2013 Ulster History Circle -Anne Crawford Acheson
23 January 2013 Clane Local Histroy Group -Church of St Michael and All Angels, Clane
22 January 2013 Ulster History Circle -Isabella Tod
16 January 2013 John McGovern -Burial Place of Thomas Carty
13 January 2013 Brendan Cullen -Captain Robert Halpin, Wicklow
-The Abbey, Wicklow
6 January 2013 Ulster History Circle -Beatrice Grimshaw
3 January 2013 Brendan Cullen -Black Castle, Wicklow
1 January 2013 Clane Local History Group -Mainham Post Office
30 December 2012 Patrick Devlin -Edward Christopher Charles
28 December 2012 Clane Local History Group -Alexandra Bridge, Clane
26 December 2012 Naas Local History Group -Beyond Tears - Famine Memorial
-Corbally Canal
-Gouldings and the Green School
-Jigginstown House
-Kilashee Holy Well
-Leinster Aqueduct
-Lord Edward Banner 1882
-Odlum's Mills
-Railway Storehouse
23 December 2012 Maynooth Local History Group -Maynooth Traditional 3-Wall Handball Alley
-Fr. Eugene O'Growney
-The Grave of Richard Turner
22 December 2012 Foxrock Local History Club
Ulster History Society
-Ballyogan Inscribed Door Lintel
-Sarah Grand
-Kelly's Cellars
-Charles Lever
-James MacCullagh
-Francis Maginn
-Margaret Noble (Sister Nivedita)
-H.B. Phillips
-William Ritchie
16 December 2012 Carrickfergus Historical Society -John Mitchel's Grave

28 November 2012 Abbey Historical Society -Derganagh Road Railway Bridge, Knockloughrim
-Innisrush Flax Mill, Nr Glenone, Portglenone
-Killydonnell Friary, Parish of Aughnish, Co Donegal
26 October 2012 Ulster History Circle -John Clarke
12 October 2012 Clane Local History Group -Sir Charles Cameron
5 October 2012 Brid Fitzpatrick
Ulster History Circle
-John Whalley
-Dr. Raphael Ernest Grail Armattoe
-Ezekiel J. Donnell
-Morris Harding
-John McKay
-Sir William McArthur
-Archibald McIlroy
-Sir James Murray
2 October 2012 Clane Local History Group -Rye Vale Distillery
7 April 2012 Abbey Historical Society -Bellevue Gardens Tearoom
19 March 2012 Lecale & Downe Historical Society -Steamboat Quay, Downpatrick
6 March 2012 Abbey Historical Society -Old Graveyard, Mallusk, Newtownabbey
24 February 2012 Ulster History Circle

Naas Local History Group
-Clara (Ma) Copley
-Sister Ninian
-Artisan's Cottages
-Californian Redwood
-Castle Ragg
-Moat Building
-Pioneering Nuns
-Puncheston Standing Stone
-Railway Storehouse
-Michael Reynolds
-William Staples
11 February 2012 Abbey Historical Society -Grimshaw Cross, Glengormley
-Smyth Cross, Glengormley
15 January 2012 Kenry Historical Society -Charter (Babby) School, Rindmoylan
12 January 2012 Lisburn Historical Society -Seymour House, Lisburn
28 December 2011 Kenry Historical Society -Ringmoylan Windmill
13 October 2011 Ballincollig Heritage Association -Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills
19 August 2011 Carrickfergus and District History Society -The White Harbour, Whitehead
-Halyday's Castle, Newry
2 July 2011 Creggan Local History Society -Birthplace of Art McCooey
7 June 2011 Naas Local History Group -Abbey Graveyard, Naas
-Devoy Barracks, Naas
-Killashee Souterain, Naas
-Seumus O'Kelly
-Post Boxes, Naas
-John Wyse Power
-St Patrick's Well, Killashee
-Town Hall Clock, Naas
-Workhouse Bell, Naas
-Workhouse Graveyard - Naas
26 February 2011 Lisburn Historical Society -Alexander Turney Stewart
18 February 2011 Lisburn Historical Society -Magherally Church
14 January 2011 Westport Historical Society -Clew Bay Memorial
28 August 2010 Antrim & District Historical Society -Copeland Islands
-Margaret Clarke
-John Langtry-Lynas
4 February 2010 Cookstown Local History Group -Thomas McGregor Greer
13 January 2010 Lisburn Historical Society -Ballance House
10 Dec 2009 Antrim & District Historical Society -The Massereene Bridge
-The Vance Family
-The Former RUC Station
-The Old Workhouse
-Lt. JSM Gage
-The Mill at Milltown
-The Mass Field at Milltown
-Holywell Hospital
-The Torpedo Platform
-The Orchard
-Robert Finlay




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