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 Birr Castle Demense [truly educational, informative site about a major historic landmark]

 Bridge of Finea [ancient beyond record, it's one of many stunning Cavan historical sites]

 Burren National Park, Co Clare [its limestone formation has lain unspoilt since the Ice-Age]

 Cavan Co Museum [preserving Cavan's culture, history and traditions; in Ballyjamesduff]

 Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Co Sligo [among Ireland's oldest megalithic tombs]

 Connemara National Park, Co Galway [spectacular mountains, bogs, grasslands and wildlife]

 The Discovery Programme [archaeological research institution]

 Doneraile Wildlife Park, Co Cork [for 200 years, its landscape and deer herds have thrilled]

 Earthlore Ireland [visually stunning, intellectually nourishing; library; history; thrill!]

 Garda Síochána Museum [archives, historic pics of Ireland's National Police Service]

 Glasnevin Cemetery [resting place of O'Connell, Parnell and the less known, including my husband]

 Glendalough [St. Kevin's 6th Cent. hermitage; spectacular setting and Round Tower]

 Glenveagh Nat'l Park, Co Donegal [fantastic mountains, raised bogland, lakes, woodlands]

 Grace Gifford Plunkett [super site! all about the exceptional wife of Joseph Mary Plunkett]

 Grange Castle [15th Cent Tower House restoration by Monuments & Historic Properties Service]

 Hill of Slane [St. Patrick is said to have lighted a Paschal Fire on this Meath site in 433 AD]

 Hill of Tara, Co Meath [5000 year-old, Neolithic Age "Seat of the High Kings"]

 History in Ireland [another well done offering from Local Ireland]

 Irish Historical Mysteries [intelligent, readable analysis of fact vs. myth]

 Irish History on the Web [excellent collection of data and links to Ireland's sweeping history]

 Irish Views of the Famine [hard reading from hard times; includes personal diaries]

 James Joyce Museum [the Martello Tower; also check out the James Joyce Centre]

 Killarney National Park, Co Kerry [magnificence beyond words; photos describe it best]

 Kylemore Abbey [glorious 1868 Irish castle home of the Benedictine Nuns; renowned boarding schooland craft shop]

 Newgrange [learn about this 5,000 year old wonder and pay a visit]

 Medieval Dublin/Dublinia [a treasure! life in Dublin from 1170 to the Reformation]

 Muckross House, Killarney, Co Kerry [impressive Victorian mansion completed in 1843]

 National Print Museum [history, present state and future development of Ireland's printing craft]

 Ross Castle, Co Kerry [15th C tower, its turrets shimmer above Killarney's Lower Lake]

 Soc. for the Study of 19th-Cent. Ireland [open to research scholars from Ireland and abroad]

 St. Brendan/Irish Monks and the Voyage of St. Brendan [interesting summary of the traditional account of their sail across the Atlantic]

 St. Brigid of Kildare [Patroness of Ireland, also known as Mary of the Gael]

 St. Patrick [forget the leprechaun rubbish! his life and mission are what March 17th is about]

 St. Patrick Centre [new and beautiful; in Downpatrick, it's exciting and interactive!]

 Stones of Ireland [learn about - and view - Ireland's megalithic monuments]

 Wicklow Mountains Nat'l Park, Glendalough [delightful uplands, lakes, bogland and wild birds]

Genealogy [list of links only, for the time-being; descriptions will be added soon]: [looks like very good resource, but requires not inexpensive subscription]

   Dead Persons Society - Melbourne - Genealogy Links to Ireland


   From Ireland

   Genealogy Links - Genealogy Surname Search

   Graham Jaunays Lists

   Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

   Ireland Genealogy Links

   IrelandGenWeb Project

   Irish Family History Foundation for Irish Roots

   Irish Ancestors

   Irish Ancestral Pages

   Irish Marriages

   Leitrim-Roscommon Genealogy homepage

   National Archives of Ireland Genealogy: Genealogy Links

   Online Irish Names Research Directory


   RootsWeb Surname List/Interactive Search

   Ulster Historical Foundation - Northern Ireland

   What Passenger Lists Are Online?

   World GenWeb Project Archives Table of Contents

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