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On-line News about Mohill & Local newspapers:

  • is back on line (since November 2003)

  • Archives can be found on the Unison site here.
  • The Longford News was also on-line and are now off-line - they also have Mohill-related news.
  • Paddy O'Gorman You can listen to Paddy O'Gorman interviewing a few Mohill people including John Reynolds - broadcast on RTE Radio 1 on Tuesday Sept 24th 2002.  The Mohill part of the program starts at 16minutes 25 seconds into the program - you'll need Real Audio - note that the program ran a little late, so you'll miss the fine rendition of Larry Cunningham's Lovely Leitrim at the end of the programme.  Click here to listen.  If you do not have Real Audio, click here.  Paddy's other programs are to be found here.

Heritage sites/houses

Leitrim Information Links:


  • See here for Mohill-related genealogy and here for Leitrim-related Genealogy

Nearby on-line Towns:

  • Mohill Parish has its own website
  • Check out Carrick-on-Shannon official site (and original site untouched since 1996) (16km away) for Shannon cruises and other information  - also a cybercafe
    The best on-line map of Carrick-on-Shannon (and possibly off-line also) of the town is one found on the Johnthemap website, a site run by cartographer John Callanan .  Maps are also here for other towns in the north-west.
  • Ballinamore is just north of us (a very nice site). 
  • Drumshanbo has two sites, the original Drumshanbo and a newer site backed by the Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre.
  • Carrigallen is just east of us
  • Cloone is on the web


Quirky or Interesting Stuff

The following are a few "quirky" Irish-interest sites - some illustrating the power of a few interested individuals:

Other Mohills

Did you know? the name Mohill is derived from Maothail, meaning soft or spongy ground.  Did you know that the town is officially Maothail as Gaeilge (tuiseal ginideach. "Mhaothla")?  Mohill was referred to as Moyghell  in state papers from 1591.

  • Is your name Mohill?  Here's an analysis
  • Here's how this web site might look if we were bigger!
  • There's a Maothail / Mothel in Waterford - I remember doing a U-turn on seeing a sign for Maothail in Waterford.  I've a habit of reading the Irish names on signs.  Here's an interesting question - for how long has the sign for Maothail/Mohill in Fenagh been misspelled Moathail and who cares?  Answers on a postcard please!
  • Another Moyhill (in Irish it's Maothail) is near Bunratty, Co Clare, by the river Shannon
  • Mohill Design (David Doonan) lives here (USA)
  • Lynnette Ojeda Mohill is an artist (USA)
  • There's a MoHill Accounting practice (USA)
  • The Mohill Mare and Foal Initiative (Canada) (has vanished from the web)
  • Mohill Village Ontario SPCA animal adoption (Canada)
  • Mohill's Kennel - breeding hunting beagles (Sweden)
  • There's a Muthill (from the Gaelic Maothail) in Scotland.
  • There's a Cnoc Maothail in the parish of Templebeg in Co Tipperary.  Eamonn an Chnoic (as in the song) or Ned of the Hill came from Cnoc Maothail
  • There's a Cathermoyle /Cnoc Maothail in Co. Limerick


A very potted history!

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2003 Special Olympics

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