County Leitrim – Choose a Topic

County Leitrim – Choose a Topic

Choose from topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Leitrim’s past.   Vanishing Ireland (Leitrim people)   John Abbott (1931-2017) – Farmer – Carrigallen Johnny Fyfe (farm manager / gardener, 1930-2012) Killegar...
John Abbott (1931-2017) – Farmer – Carrigallen, County Leitrim

John Abbott (1931-2017) – Farmer – Carrigallen, County Leitrim

‘The Troubles?’ smiles John. ‘Jesus, there’d be n’er a word of them until there was an election and then, sitting by the fireside at night, you’d hear the whole lot!’ Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co. Leitrim

Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co. Leitrim

A lakeside Victorian castle in County Leitrim with a colourful past is enjoying a new lease of life as the contemporary hotel. Built in the 1830s for the Earls of Leitrim, the present owners recruited the Cotton Box Design Group to revamp the Gothic building, which...