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Sounds familiar – 1822

The letter below is among the registered papers of the Chief Secretary’s Office; National Archives 1822 NAI REFERENCE: CSO/RP/1822/1779 TITLE: Arthur French St George, Oranmore, County Galway: on public works projects in region for alleviation of poor SCOPE & CONTENT: Letter from Arthur French St George, Tyrone, Oranmore, County Galway, to Henry Goulburn, Chief Secretary, … Continue reading

Ireland in America – 1902

New Zealand Tablet, Volume XXX, Issue 30, 24 July 1902, Page 20 Ireland in America. (abridged) In view of the triumphal progress of the Irish delegates in America, it may be interesting to give some figures showing what Irish-America really means:- The city of New York contains more Irish than Dublin, Cork and Belfast combined. … Continue reading

Conflict at Kilbeacanty – 1891

New Zealand Tablet 24th April, 1891 p9 A conflict took place between two armed police and a number of people at Kilbeacanty. The police, who were protecting an emergency man, entered a public house on their way to Loughgraney, when the party inside, it is alleged, took their rifles and injured them. Assistance having come … Continue reading

The Sea-divided Gael – 1903

Freeman’s Journal 4th Juy, 1903 p9 The Sea-Divided Gael (abridged) From the Galway ‘Express’ of May 16th we extract the following : Mr. M. J. O’Loughlin, Collector of Inland Revenue, Head Distributor of Stamps, and Receiver of Crown Quit Rents for the Counties of Galway, Clare, Mayo, Roscommon. etc., has been appointed to the important … Continue reading

Kinvara – Timbarra – North Queensland – 1917

The World’s News 21st April, 1917 p21 Will you tell me? (abridged) Adjenda says: “I see a correspondent (‘Kinvara’, Brisbane) asks, I presume for the meaning f the word Kinvara. When I was a young man I was among the blacks of North Queensland and New South Wales; also for many years had them working … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1920

<strong>The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser 13th July, 1920 p4 LABORER SHOT. On Sunday- morning, at. 2 o’clock, the house of John Killeen, a laborer, living near Kinvara, was fired into. One bullet lodged in Killeen’s chest, and tho other fell beside him in tho bed. Dr. Connolly immediately was on the scene … Continue reading

A daring attempt – Kinvara – 1876

Freeman’s Journal 21st October 1876 p 17 A daring robbery was attempted on the 10th of August, at Kinvara, near Ennistymon (sic.). The administrator of the parish, Father Molony, was attending a diocesan retreat of the clergy, and in his absence a burglar entered the oratory and abstracted a beautiful gold cross and silver pedestal, … Continue reading

Kinvara Baptisms – 1843

Kinvara Baptisms June -October 1843 From LDS film #0979692 Civil Parish Kinvarradoorus Diocese Kilmacduagh Earliest Record: b.6.1831;m.7.1831 Missing Dates: b.5.1837-6.1843,8.1853-7.1854;m.5.1837-6.1843,8.1853-7.1854 Date          Child            Father           Mother               Sponsor 1          Sponsor 2     … Continue reading

Mr Thomas Fahy

NEW ZEALAND TABLET VOL XXII IS 6 – 7th June, 1895 p21 Mr Thomas Fahy, one of the oldest, best known, and most esteemed of the Irish residents at Clapham, London, died at 33 Leppoc road, the residence of his son, Mr F. A. Fahy (the popular Irish poet and humourist), on Ash Wednesday. Mr … Continue reading

Dear Mr Ford – 1898

New Zealand Tablet, 8th July 1898 P9 (abridged) Dear Mr Ford, I send you two dollars for dear Ireland. I left Doneraile in 1848 with my husband and one child. The visions of the famine victims dying in every caving at that time will ever remain in my mind. I had two children before leaving … Continue reading

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