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Don’t upset a Kinvara Girl!

Evening Post, Volume XCV, Issue 142, 15 June 1918, Page 3 DON’T UPSET A KINVARA GIRL! https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ Armed and masked raiders who attempted to invade a farmhouse at Kinvara, County Galway, caught a Tartar in the person of the farmer’s daughter, who pluckily kept the raiders at bay with a broom until her father arrived … Continue reading

If this should meet the eye…

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Wednesday 21st October, 1857 PERSONS ADVERTISED FOR If this should meet the eye of Mr Patrick Morriss, or Mr Denis Linane of Kinvarra, County Galway, Ireland, Thomas Fahey would be most happy to hear from either. Address Post Office, Caslemaine, Victoria; or, if in Sydney, call on Thomas Hayes, Grocer, … Continue reading

Seamount searched!!

The Catholic Press Thursday 31st August, 1916 (NSW: 1895-1942) Seamount searched A gentleman’ in a high official position, who recently returned from a visit to tho old world, called on .the ‘Catholic Press’, to tell us that the condition of Ireland is beyond description. Soldiers are every where. It was the first time he saw … Continue reading

Our Irish Theatre – Augusta Lady Gregory

Our Irish Theatre: A chapter in Autobiography by Lady Gregory. New York: The Knickerbocker Press. G. Putnam’s Sons, New York, London. 1913. pp. 4-7 Later in the year I was staying for a few days with old Count de Basterot, at Duras, that is beyond Kinvara and beside the sea. He had been my husband’s … Continue reading

A scandalous performance

http://www.galway.ie/en/media/Gort%20Rural%20District%20Council,%20G01-10.pdf Gort Rural District Council Archives Collection 1889 –– 1924 G01/10 ‘That we …protest most emphatically against the libelous comedy “The Playboy of the Western World”, that was belched forth during the past week in the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, under the fostering care of Lady Gregory and Mr Yeats. We congratulate the good people of … Continue reading

Yours, obediently – Agnes Bell

From the New York NY Herald, Friday, April 30, 1886 TRIPLE SHEET http://www.fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/yours-obediently-agnes-bell/ DISTRESS IN GALWAY _____________________ A PITEOUS APPEAL IN AID OF THE RACK-RENTED TENANTRY The dire distress and appalling destitution in the small town of Kinvara are vividly described by Lady Agnes Bell in the letter we publish below. That lady takes … Continue reading

“The greatest wonder…” Lady Gregory

The Catholic Press (NSW: 1885-1942) Thursday 22nd, July, 1926 Page 3 https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ Excerpt of review titled Lady Gregory’s Note-book  An entertaining volume. “The greatest wonder I ever saw was one time near Kinvara at a funeral. There came a car along the road and a lady on it having a plaid cloak, as was the fashion, and … Continue reading

An tOstán

AN tOSTAN Marbh Story: Emer O’Donnell Script Consultants: Dan Reel Michael Doheny Donal C. Hanlon Emer O’Donnell Cast: Voice Over: Tiernan Boland Male 1: Donal C. Hanlon Male 2: Dawid Ciesielski Woman: Emer O’Donnell Night Porter: Dan Reel Security Guard 1: Michael Doheny Security Guard 2: Colm Dunne Newsreader: Leo Lynch SFX: Freesounds.org Production: Dan … Continue reading

Kinvara Harbour

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/kinvara-pier/ KINVARA HARBOUR The harbour at Kinvara embraces a small inlet of Galway Bay, containing its waters along the fringe of the village. When you round the bend at Seamount College it presents itself, postcard perfect. We used to swim there, even had competitions – the most notable being the Green Island swim – a … Continue reading

Radio Feature – Horror – An Coiste Bodhar

AN COISTE BODHAR Story: Script Emer O’Donnell Script Consultants: James O’Malley Michael Doheny Donal C. Hanlon Emer O’Donnell Cast: Barman: James O’Malley Niall: Michael Doheny Eamon: Ray McEnany Man: Donal C. Hanlon Woman: Emer O’Donnell Production: Dawid Ciesielski Recorded at Gort Media Centre Studios – thanks to Sinead, Peadar, Tom, Heather, Gerry and Kevin!

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