about Mohill & Local newspapers:
back on line (since November 2003)
Archives can be found on the
Unison site here.
was also on-line and are now off-line - they also have Mohill-related news.
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
listen. If you do not have Real Audio, click
Paddy's other programs are to be found
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
(16km away) for Shannon cruises and other information -
also a cybercafe
Carrick-on-Shannon (and possibly off-line also) of the town is one found on the
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
Quirky or Interesting Stuff
The following are a few "quirky" Irish-interest sites - some
illustrating the power of a few interested individuals:
- How about roadside memorials? -
here's a site dedicated to them.
- Ireland was once know as the Island of Saints and Scholars -
Here's a man
who's counted and listed the Irish saints all 1700 of them!
- Dragonflies in
Ireland - lots of them in the Mohill Area - keep in touch with sightings.
- A group want to build a new
city for the west centered on the Mayo/Roscommon border.
- Having donated my old battered Matchbox car collection to my son, I was
impressed find some people look after their toys better than I did
Malcolm's Matchbox collection is of the same vintage - late '60s, early
70's - How many have you got? -
- Patrick Melly, has some
interesting(?) points about Ray McSharry!
- Speed Traps in Ireland
- An awful lot about
Ireland's Eurovision involvement
- Handfasting, or Vision Questing? check out
- All about the showband era
- Did you know? Here's something to annoy your nerdy
Roscommon friends - the domain name "roscommon.com" was sold for the
princely sum of US$247 (eBay auction). Was it worth it?
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
- Here's how this web site might look
if we were bigger!
- There's a Maothail /
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
- 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
- The Mohill Mare and Foal Initiative (Canada) (has vanished from the
Mohill Village Ontario SPCA
animal adoption (Canada)
- Mohill's Kennel - breeding
hunting beagles (Sweden)
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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