County Cavan

County Cavan, or An Cabhán in Irish, lies in Ulster and borders on Northern Ireland. It is known as "The Lakeland County" as it is reputed to have 365 lakes. Our county town is Cavan and we have a population of approximately 76,092. We look forward to helping you connect with your ancestors' place of origin.

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Australian visiting Cavan (1st visit to Ireland!) in mid Jan 2020. Seeking Morrow, maybe Richards or Wiggins family ancestors 15 Dec 2019 14:11
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Cavan Calling: An American Wake
Cavan
20th August 2020
Bailieborough Agricultural Show
Cavan
3rd July 2015
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