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Cromwell's Army remains found

Four skeletons were found in the grounds of Terryland Castle in Co Galway two weeks ago and experts are now saying that the graves may belong to Oliver Cromwell's army.

Historians and forensic scientists are very excited by the find. The site dates back to 1691 when French and Irish forces fought Cromwellian troops. It is believed that some of the remains may have noble and…

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Added by Niamh on February 18, 2013 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

Connemara Revisited!

Our arrival (hubby and I) a little over a week ago in Spiddal, Connemara, County Galway was greeted by warm sunshine along with a gentle breeze blowing in from the Atlantic Ocean. It seemed summer had finally arrived on Ireland's West Coast.



(Above: View over Spiddal Quay, Connemara, County Galway)



Not too much has changed in Spiddal since our first visit exactly thirty seven years ago when we, along with a group of friends (most of… Continue

Added by Ann Brien on May 22, 2009 at 13:30 — 4 Comments

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