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Here and there – 1896

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ The Chronicle, 3rd October, 1896 p35 EXCERPT FROM REVIEW OF “HERE AND THERE MEMORIES,” BY H.R.N. During Lord Mulgrave’s, or a preceding Lord Lieutenant’s, rule in Ireland, there was a curious thing never traced to its source and never explained. In the east of Kildare, at Kill, a strange woman gave a piece of … Continue reading

Memories of Galway 1907

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ THE INTERMOUNTAIN CATHOLIC 15TH JUNE, 1907 P6 GALWAY MEMORIES Well worth seeing and well worth remembering, dear old Galway; Galway of the stalwart gray houses that have stood for centuries the storms and buffets and driving rains of the Atlantic; Galway of the narrow, winding quiet streets; Galway of the beautiful bay, where of … Continue reading

Don’t upset the girls from Cregg – 1908

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ Kentucky Irish American 22nd February 1908 p3 Exciting scenes followed an attempt to serve processes for rent due by the tenants on the Rodney estate, near Cregg, County Galway. A crowd of women and girls, armed with balls of mud, attacked the process server and his police guard and caused them to beat a … Continue reading

Caherglissane strikes…Lead! 1850

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ The South Australian Register Thursday 27th June, 1850 The Galway Vindicator says:- ‘Considerable excitement prevails in the neighbourhood of Gort by the discovery of extensive lead mines at Caherglissane, containing a larger percentage of silver than the celebrated mines in South America, and far surpassing anything at present known in her Majesty’s British dominions. … Continue reading

Banshee Lament – 1909

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ THE INTERMOUNTAIN CATHOLIC, NOVEMBER 20, 1909 THE BANSHEE LAMENT The Banshee is famale fairy attached to ancient Irish houses. Her province is to foretell the near approach of death or disaster to members of the family by mournful wailings or unearthly cadence. Every ruling house had its own supernatural retainer. During centuries of invasion … Continue reading

!!! – 1904 – Crime?

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ THE INTERMOUNTAIN CATHOLIC, SEPTEMBER 17, 1904 P4 CRIME IN IRELAND The prisons board have again to repeat their complaint that magistrates do not make use of their powers under the juvenile offenders’ act to avoid sending children to jail. “It is disappointing to find so many juvenile offenders imprisoned.” The board gave a list … Continue reading

Courage in Curranrue – 1847

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ THE MAITLAND MERCURY AND HUNTER RIVER GENERAL ADVERTISER 20th March, 1847 p4 FEMALE INTREPIDITY.-On Monday, as the Misses Crow, of Derriwillan, were returning from the sea shore, to their lodge, at Curranrue, they heard a shriek, and, on turning, saw a little boy running towards them, exclaiming that his brother was drowning in the … Continue reading

Millions for Mrs Monahan – 1892

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ NEW ULM REVIEW, MAY 25, 1892 P2 TWO MILLIONS AHEAD KANSAS CITY, MAY 23 The attorneys of James Monahan yesterday received a cablegram from London, Eng., stating that Mrs Monahan’s suit for the recovery of a large amount of property from the English government has been successful. The property consists of 17,000 acres of … Continue reading

Bridget – 1900

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ THE INTERMOUNTAIN CATHOLIC, 30TH JUNE, 1900. P3 LONESOME IRISH LASS Had Only the Gaelic Language and a Shilling to Begin New World With. A lonesome blue-eyed little Irish girl from County Galway landed the other day at the barge office in New York from the White Star line steamship Teutonic. She would not have … Continue reading

Claddagh v New Quay – 1844

COLONIAL TIMES (Tasmania) 5th November, 1844 EXTRAORDINARY OUTRAGE IN THE BAY OF GALWAY On Tuesday the 25th ult. while Mr. J. H. Hynes of New Quay, and the Rev Mr Fullam, Protestant clergyman, were out traul (sic.) fishing, with a crew of three men, in the Bay of Galway, a fleet consisting of 80 to 100 … Continue reading

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