The A-Z of Irish Heritage


A is for Axe
From the first settlement of Ireland in the Mesolithic the axe has been Ireland's most characteristic tool.
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B is for Bally
Bally is the anglicised version of the Irish word baile.
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C is for Crannóg
A crannóg is an artificial or partly artificial island built in a lake.
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D is for Dún
The Irish word dún refers to a fort or a King’s residence.
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E is for the Erne Shrines
In 1892 a pair of House-shaped Shrines were hooked by a fisherman in Lough Erne.
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F is for Faddan More Psalter
The Faddan More Psalter was spotted during mechanical peat cutting in a bog by a sharp-eyed machine operator in July 2006.
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