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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What is a Parish? We classify a Parish by the Civil Parish geographical boundaries, the basis upon which the Griffith’s Valuation and other land and tax records were created in the 19th and 20th Century. Find my Parish
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Buildings from County Cavan

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Castlerahan National School 1860
Castlerahan National School 1860
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Mountnugent Bridge
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St Patrick's Church
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Boylan's Kilnaleck

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Bertram/Bartram/Bertrim/Bartrim Family and McKeague/McKague Family of County Cavan 20 Jan 2022 5:41
Maguire Family Drumgoon and Lettyloo 18 Jan 2022 15:10
Mary Ellen Downey 11 Jan 2022 2:27
Cullivan Culivan Colvin of Lavey County Cavan 2 Jan 2022 1:41

Latest Events from County Cavan

Volunteer Information Morning
Volunteer Information Morning
22nd February 2020
Cavan Calling: An American Wake
20th August 2020
Bailieborough Agricultural Show
3rd July 2015
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