Jackie Clarke Collection The most important private collection of Irish history material in public hands, comprising over 100,000 items spanning 400 years. Located on Pearse Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo. Memories of the old church in Ballycastle by Tom Langan Ex-N.T. Originally published in the North Mayo Historical Journal Vol. 3 No. 3 1995/6 as "Memories of the Old Church in Ballycastle"
Rural life in Mayo before Independence (c1918) by Tom Langan Ex-N.T. Originally published in the North Mayo Historical Journal Vol. 3, No. 1, 1992/93 as "Ballycastle, Seventy Years Ago". A wonderfully detailed account about rural life in Mayo before Irish independence and through the World War 1 era.
Survey of Mayo, Inquisition 1635-37
Some land dealings in Tyrawley before the Strafford survey (Inquisition 1635-'37), by Thomas Langan (1909 - 2002). Originally published in the North Mayo Historical Journal Vol. 2 No. 4 1990/1 as "The Survey of Mayo, Inquisition 1635-7" The Great Famine in Mayo This online publication is produced by Mayo County Library and tells the tragic story of the great famine in Mayo (1845-1850) from contemporary sources.
Women in Mayo: A historical perspective(book) by Maureen Langan-Egan (second edition, April 2016). An excellent account of how the women in County Mayo lived during the 19th century. This book focuses on several facets of the lives of Mayo women, with their experiences of recurrent famines, including the Great Famine, changing patterns of migration, emigration and employment. (Paperback, 214 pages including photos).
Galway Women in the Nineteenth Century(book)
by Maureen Langan-Egan (second edition, October 2014). This book delineates the lives of the ‘Unknown Irishwoman’ in a turbulent century in Galway County and City on Ireland’s western seaboard. It tells many of the untold or forgotten stories of ‘the lives of women which slide between the cracks’.
Heritage Historical articles & information about County Mayo, Ireland
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