A resource for researching Offaly and the surrounding areas
The archives contain material from the county’s landed estates, solicitors’ firms, industries and private individuals
Before / After Offaly
Depicts various places around Offaly via archive images and recreates those images in contemporary times
Our page on Soundcloud has Lectures, presentations and Interviews from around Offaly.
- Remembering Sean Mac Caoilte/John Forrestal of Tullamore (1885–1922). Great talent we lost during the revolutionary period.
Happy St Patrick’s Day to all our followers. A good day to recall a talented young man who died all too early. Sean Mac Caoilte/John Forrestal of Henry (now O’Carroll) Street, Tullamore is forgotten in his home town. Why is that? For one thing he died in Dublin at the age of only 37 having … Continue reading Remembering Sean Mac Caoilte/John Forrestal of Tullamore (1885–1922). Great […]
- Irish Mist Liqueur: a unique Tullamore product, and now a chance to talk, recall and publish recollections. We need your help.
For about forty years Tullamore was home to the production, bottling and marketing of a world-class product, Irish Mist liqueur. The background to the project to establish a whiskey-based liqueur came from English contacts of the Williams distillery company, B. Daly, and arose out of the scarcity of whiskey in England as the war came … Continue reading Irish Mist Liqueur: a unique Tullamore […]