James Graham – The Bravest Man at Waterloo

James Graham – The Bravest Man at Waterloo

Sergeant James Graham, born in Clones, was regarded by contemporaries in 1815 as ‘the bravest man at Waterloo’. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
County Monaghan – Choose a Topic

County Monaghan – Choose a Topic

Choose from topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Monaghan’s past.   Family Histories   Cole of Brandrum (see under Finlay of Corkagh) Kane / O’Cahan of Monaghan Kinnear of Ballybay Lennard of Clones...
Falkland of the Islands

Falkland of the Islands

Musings upon the Monaghan and Tyrone connections to Viscount Falkland and the islands that bear his name. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
The Normans on the Irish Waterways

The Normans on the Irish Waterways

Within 30 years of their arrival in Ireland, the Normans had built a network of castles along the River Barrow and were making moves to do the same up the River Shannon. At their peak, they would establish motte and bailey fortresses as far north as Clones and Lough...