Sir John & Lady Crystal Langham

Sir John & Lady Crystal Langham

  Thomas Kane McClintock Bunbury, 2nd Baron Rathdonnell, died at Lisnavagh on 22 May 1929, aged 81. It was noted that John Langham was ‘present at death.’ This suggests that John Langham was already agent at Lisnavagh. From 1931 until about 1952, John and his wife...
County Fermanagh – Choose a Topic

County Fermanagh – Choose a Topic

Choose from topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Fermanagh’s past.   Vanishing Ireland (Fermanagh people)   John Carson (1932-2019) – Island Farmer McGarvey Brothers of Clones, County Monaghan   County...
The Vikings on Irish Waterways

The Vikings on Irish Waterways

In the medieval period, rivers and lakes were the principal highways that people used to get around. However, what happens when a darker force gains access to those same waterways? A force whose sole game-plan seems to be to raid and plunder and generally go on the...
Rise & Fall: The Maguire Kings of Fermanagh

Rise & Fall: The Maguire Kings of Fermanagh

Fifteen Maguires were crowned as Kings of Fermanagh between 1264 and 1589. The region was, by and large, stable for those three centuries. The Maguires were exceptionally progressive, their households replete with historians, poets and learned men. They were also...