Open the Door to Heritage: Disestablishment 150: A Virtual Tour opens the door to some of the Church of Ireland’s most iconic built heritage.

150 years ago, on 1st January 1871, the Church of Ireland was officially disestablished, meaning it was no longer tied to the Church of England or to the state. Disestablishment was a time of religious, political, and social changes – in which a formerly established church became a voluntary one…

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Growing up in Ardclough: Mona Carton Reminisces

Growing up in Ardclough: School on the canal bank, horse drawn barges, and rationing coupons in Celbridge.   Mona’s advice to the next generation: “listen to older people, they have a lot to tell, it is called living”.

This YouTube video is oral history at its best, Eoghan Corry interviews Mona Carton in Ardclough Village Centre on Sunday 2nd February 2020 about growing up in Ardclough.

The interview with Mona Carton and Eoghan Corry, with sound production by Mona’s grandson, Ciaran Cullen, to be found below.