Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929)

Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929)

Between 1916 and 1929, Leonard Hutcheson Poe (1888-1929) was the agent at Lisnavagh and lived in Germaines. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
Rathvilly – A Journey Through Time

Rathvilly – A Journey Through Time

With 22 townlands covering almost 10,000 acres, the parish of Rathvilly has a history that stretches back to earliest times. In this talk, Turtle provides an overview of this rich tapestry, documenting everything from dolmens and ringforts to the 1980s band In Tua...
Father Phelan, Parish Priest of Rathvilly (1885-1903)

Father Phelan, Parish Priest of Rathvilly (1885-1903)

Carlow Nationalist – Saturday 21 March 1903   OBITUARY. DEATH OF THE REV, JOHN PHELAN, P.P., RATHVILLY. Universal and widespread regret will be felt at the announcement of the death of the Very Rev John Phelan, PP, Rathvilly. The revered pastor had been in...
Herbie Brennan (1940-2024) – Master of the Universe

Herbie Brennan (1940-2024) – Master of the Universe

Over the course of his 83 years, Herbie wrote almost 120 books, of which he sold over 10 million copies in at least 50 countries. He was my mentor and my friend. You never quite knew what would happen next when he opened his mouth to speak, what strange story he would...