John McCullagh

John McCullagh August 1, 2006

The highest mountain in our region is Slieve Donard, which dominates the lovely seaside resort of Newcastle. At over 850 metres ….

John McCullagh July 31, 2006

A photo worthy of the lovely Janine Masters herself though this one was supplied instead by Gerry Monaghan, brother of our recently-deceased dear friend Donal. The location is George’s Lane, off Lower Mill Street.

John McCullagh July 30, 2006

Fred McIlroy wondered where the odd numbers of Hill Street a century ago went to. Well, just for you, here they are, from Kildare Street to Hyde Market!

John McCullagh July 29, 2006

The only remaining Church of Ireland presence in the south-east of our district is at Ballymascanlon. Some notes on the history of this district are necessary.

John McCullagh July 28, 2006

The thick-walled fortified Tower House (in town, merely called a Town House) became, in the late Middle Ages the ordinary and typical residence of the Irish and Anglo-Irish Gentry.