Immerse yourself in the history, myths, and stunning beauty of Ardmore. A place inextricably linked with Saint Declan. For centuries this small seaside village and coastline has fired the imaginations of writers, and artists. Now it’s your turn to be inspired. St. Declan’s Oratory or An Beannachan can be found to the east of the… Continue reading How To Unlock Ardmore’s Amazing Heritage – An Beannachan
The Marechal de Noailles of Nantes 12th December 1912.
The Fleming family of Youghal were general merchants, and Martin J Fleming had several ships involved in the coal trade between Bristol Channel ports and the home port of Youghal. One of these vessels was the three-masted schooner, the Nellie Fleming, called after his daughter. A sister ship the Kathleen & May was called after… Continue reading Surprising Elements Of Ardmore’s Maritime History – The Amazing Story Of The Fleming Of Youghal
Folia Cunard Line 1916 – 1917. A four-masted, twin funnel liner. She was built in 1907 by Sir J. Laing & Sons Ltd., Sunderland, and was owned by Cunard S.S. C. Ltd. She measured 131.06 x 16.02 x 7.62 metres and grossed 6,705 tons. Powered by a 6 cylinder triple-expansion steam engine which generated 807… Continue reading The Stunning And Real Truth About The Folia
Like any village in Ireland, time marches on and the buildings evolve to meet the needs of the community. However, we include pictures of some notable losses: Colaiste Deuglan which once stood proudly in the village (within the same location of the Round Tower Hotel), the old Police Barracks (by Whitehorses and The Hall) and the… Continue reading Three Buildings That Are Now Lost Forever
Heritage is all about people. Of course, we have to protect buildings and preserve sites. But, we also need to ensure that our heritage is kept alive. Living in the hearts and minds of us all. This makes heritage meaningful. And, engaging to us as a community. On this site, we’ve been seeing how the… Continue reading A Living Heritage