News from County Cavan

County in Focus: Cavan

County in Focus: Cavan

When: Friday, 25 November, 2022

Clogh Oughter Castle, (pictured below) located on a small island in Lough Oughter, was the stronghold of the O’Reilly clan from the mid 13th century up until around 1600. The O’Reilly name is synonymous with Cavan.

Counties in Focus - Cavan

County in Focus - Cavan

When: Tuesday, 1 September, 2020

People The Cavan Diaspora has no shortage of interesting characters. Here are some highlights from our database of Cavan Ancestors. Click on the images below to learn more about the lives of these individuals.

Cavan Townlands Website

Cavan Townlands Website

When: Friday, 30 April, 2021 is hosted by Michael McShane and his wife, Catherine Kerr. Although not a native of Cavan, Michael has traced his ancestors back to the townland of Cloggy in the parish of Killashandra.


Cavan Calling - WIN flights home this summer!

When: Friday, 7 February, 2020

Come home to Cavan for a weekend celebration of Cavan, its people, its Diaspora, its culture, heritage, music, and landscape!

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Actor Chris Noth Visits Cavan in Ireland in search of his roots

Good Wife Star Chris Noth researches his Irish roots in Cavan

When: Friday, 29 January, 2016

Chris's great great grandfather came from the villlage of Knockbride. He visited Cavan County Library on Wednesday to find our more about his family tree . It is ascertained that his ancestors left Cavan to emigrate to Canada in the 1800s

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