County Armagh – Choose a Topic

County Armagh – Choose a Topic

Choose from these topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Armagh’s past   *****   Family Histories   McClintock of Fellow’s Hall Moore of Loughall Shillington of Portadown, referenced here. Stronge of Tynan...
Moore of Loughall, County Armagh

Moore of Loughall, County Armagh

Profiling the Moore family, ancestors of my fair wife Ally, who were flax-growers in County Armagh before making their mark in the world of railways, airplanes and medicine, with a focus on Tom Moore the huntsman, James Moore the blacksmith, Pilot Officer Stanley...
A Short History of Irish Gold

A Short History of Irish Gold

There is gold in Irish hills, as evidenced by recent finds on the Armagh-Monaghan border, Slieve Glah in County Cavan and the Sperrins Mountains of County Tyrone. Ireland’s rapport with gold actually began about 4,000 years ago when the Bell-Beaker people arrived in...