The Curiosities of Cahir

We have decided to make a series called "The Curiosities of Cahir" -a virtual tour of Cahir which will showcase various locations and their history in our beautiful town.
We would like to reassure our viewers/followers that all videos were shot before the new restrictions came into place on Friday, March 27, and that all previous recommendations were adhered to during the shooting.

Episode 1, The First Earl of Glengall, Richard Butler

In Episode 1, Joe Walsh talks to us about the First Earl of Glengall, Richard Butler. We hope you enjoy it!!
Huge thanks to Ger Sheehan for filming and Patrick O'Donovan, The Heritage, for coffee on what proved to be a chilly morning.




Episode 2, 'Curious Little Roundy Corners'

Joe tells us about the "curious little roundy corners and the top bars of the railings" in The Curiosities of Cahir: Episode 2




Episode 3, 'Hartigan's Horse'

'Hartigan's Horse' set on Abbey Street is the topic for Episode 3. Once again thank you to Joe Walsh, Ger Sheehan & PJ O'Meara. (Apologies for the background noise)




Episode 4, 'Tobar Íosa'

Joe tells us about the history surrounding this sacred place in Cahir. We hope you enjoy it!
Thanks again to Joe Walsh, PJ O'Meara and Ger Sheehan.




Episode 5, 'Railway Line and Viaduct'

Joe tells us about the Railway Line and Viaduct in Cahir and the catastrophes that occurred over the years.




Episode 6, 'Two Contrasting Stories...'






Episode 7, 'The East Window of Cahir Abbey'

Joe tells us about the East Window of Cahir Abbey. Apologies for the sound.




Episode 8, 'Bringing Electricity to Cahir'

Celebrating the centenary of bringing electricity to Cahir.




Episode 9, 'Cahir: An Angling/Fishing Town'






Episode 10, 'Matilda Weller: Muse of James Thomson'






Episode 11, 'The Weir - Serving the Crazy Boat Races through the years'






Episode 12, 'Edmund Meysey Wigley Creswolde'

Joe tells us about Edmund Meysey Wigley Creswolde - more surnames than virtues!!




Episode 13, 'A Waterloo Veteran - Lt. & Adj. Charles Hickman'






Episode 14, 'Joe tells us about St. Paul's...'






Episode 15, 'The Vault at St. Paul's'






Episode 16, 'The Covered Walk'






Episode 17, 'The vault of Milo Burke and his wife Margaret'

Joe tells us about the vault of Milo Burke and his wife Margaret (Shee) at St. Mary's Church.




Episode 18, 'Joe is at the Lodge in Glengarra Woods'






Episode 19, 'Joe tells us about Dot Dash and more.'






Episode 20, 'The Face on Castle Street'

After many requests, Joe tells us some of the theories about the 'Face' on Castle Street.











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