Barony and Civil Parish Maps of the Castleisland district

Michael O’Donohoe approached the ordnance survey map of the Castleisland district in a creative way to help discern, at a glance, who owned what and where in the nineteenth century.   It is a very useful guide for anyone interested in history and genealogy or for those new to research who want to understand the…Continue Reading

Castleisland Charter school

The O’Donohoe Collection contains a number of articles and references to the Castleisland Charter School which operated in the town for about forty years in the closing decades of the eighteenth century.   The material includes Michael O’Donohoe’s summary of the school from its opening on 2 May 1763 until its suppression in 1802.1  …Continue Reading