Historical Maps

To see a larger map of the area by Taylor and Skinner 1777 click on the map above (opens in a new tab)    

Transport

Roads The beginning of the road network we have today is due to Sir George Rawdon. He was known as the “best Highwayman in Ireland.” All the roads he constructed in his district were described as “very good.” (Dobbs) New Read More …

Historical images

  This is not a historic image per se but a wonderfully researched and illustrated view of how Moira looked in the past. It is a painting by Philip Armstrong  “Using the combined expertise of consultants and watercolour art style, Read More …