History

Kilchreest History

Discover the history of Kilchreest (Cill Chríost)

Kilchreest or Cill Chríost, means Christ’s Church. This is one of the few churches in Ireland which are named after Christ. There is another Kilchreest in Co.Clare. In early Christian Ireland… Read more

Ardrahan History

Discover the history of Ardrahan (Ard Rathain).

According to “Irish Place Names” by PW Joyce, Ard Rathain means “The Height of the Ferns”. Lying in an extensive area, the parish was actually larger up until the mid 1800’s… Read more