My Townland Blog


07 August 2023


The Celtic festival marking the beginning of the harvest season and is the Gaelic name for August.

Whats with all the Ballys

09 May 2023

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?

Q and A with Michael Londra

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 

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