Your townland is a place to be celebrated. Where the rugged Irish landscape meets the warmth of your community, there’s nothing quite like the place you call home.
Here at My Townland, we’re passionate about real people, real memories and real Ireland.
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The nods from familiar faces as you walk down a small country road. The shopkeeper knowing you and your entire family by their first name. The stories from older members of the family reminiscing of a time gone by and the tears of joy and laughter shared over endless cups of tea.
06 December 2022
A few weeks ago I got in contact with the amazing tenor and host of the hit USA tv show Ireland with Michael, Michael Londra, to ask him all about what his townland means to him. Here is a few of his answers
29 October 2022
In Ireland, we’re proud to take Halloween as our own. The festival born from the pagan celebration of Samhain was a way of connecting with our ancestors, respecting the thin veil between earth and the spirit world and connecting with the spooky side of Irish myth and legend
06 October 2022
It feels like you can’t travel a few miles through Ireland before you come across a placename beginning with ‘Bally…’. It’s so common that even the infamous ‘Aisling’ books by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen are set in the fictional Irish town of Ballygobbard. Ever wondered why it’s so popular?