About Shane Cronin

Shane is a Multimedia Designer and Photographer from Coppeen, West Cork, Ireland. He manages the ongoing development of coppeenheritage.com as well as contributing photography projects and posts to the site. For more information go to http://www.solasnua.com

Author Archive | Shane Cronin

Two online historic data atlases

The NCG Online Atlas Portal provides user access to two online historic atlases : The Irish Famine Population Data Atlas 1841-2002 and The Atlas of Irish Famine Data 1841 – 1851 The latter is of significant interest in a local context and can be viewed on the NCG website here Irish Famine Data Atlas The […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Reverse genealogy – Ireland Reaching Out

At a time where our immigration is at an all time high, it’s encouraging to see initiatives like the “Ireland Reaching Out” or “Ireland XO” project proactively seeking the Irish Diaspora. This interesting concept of “Reverse Genealogy” involves actively seeking out the diaspora through local research and of course the use of the internet. At […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

The Lusitania – One of the final dives for answers?

This month, Gregg Bemis (the American millionaire who owns the Lusitania) will travel to Cork to head up possibly the last dive exbidition to the wreck of the Lusitania. This exciting trip will be documented by National Geographic who are commissioning Irish Film companies to work on the project. For more information, the Irish Times […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }