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Today in Irish History – 4 December:

1831 – Birth of Robert Horatio George Minty. Westport born Minty would become a Civil War Brevet Major General in the Union army. His campaigns included Chickamauga and Atlanta. 988 more words

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Today in Irish History – 31 October:

Halloween/Samhain Eve/Oíche Shamhna. Samhain is a festival on the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture, with aspects of a Festival of the Dead. It is popularly regarded as ‘The Celtic New Year’. 1,421 more words

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Dia daoibh ar maidin. Good morning from Stair na hÉireann.

Treat yourself with love and respect, and you will attract people who show you love and respect.

Shannonbridge, Co Offaly, Fiachra Mangan Photography


Offaly rural areas

The table below lists the 27 rural areas in Co Offaly in the order they were connected – for example, Lusmagh was the 21st rural area in Ireland out of 792 to receive electricity under the scheme. 200 more words

Rural Electrification

Lough Boora Discovery Park

Located in the heart of Ireland in Co Offaly, Lough Boora Discovery Park is an award-winning eco-tourist destination, situated on rehabilitated peatlands and managed by… 411 more words


Rural electrification of Kinnitty, Co Offaly in 1955

Area: Kinnitty
Started: December 1954
Finished: July 1955
Poles used: 685
Line used (km): 62
Premises connected: 110

The figures above were sourced from our… 104 more words

Rural Electrification

Rural electrification of Bishopswood, Co Offaly in 1957

Area: Bishopswood
Started: July 1957
Finished: November 1957
Poles used: 360
Line used (km): 32
Premises connected: 90

The figures above were sourced from our… 103 more words

Rural Electrification