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Mother Mary – 1908

Barrier Miner 20th November, 1908 p6 DEATH OF AN AGED NUN The death is announced form Gort Convent, county Galway, of Mother Mary Aloysius Doyle, the last of the 16 nuns of the Order of Mercy, who left Ireland in Decemlier, 1854, to assist Florence Nightingale in nursing the Soldiers in the Crimea. She was … Continue reading

The Warning – 1847

Sydney Chronicle 16th October, 1847 The Warning Hear you not that wild wind moaning, Shrieking o’er our withered land? Hear you not our mountains groaning To tell us sorrow is at hand? See you not our people dying. Young and old are swept away ; The proud and strong around are lying, Ere life ebbs … Continue reading

Gort – 1912

The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia) 13th March, 1912 p9. (abridged) Yesterday a band of men hiding on both sides of the road at Gort in County Galway, fired at six men on their way home from a hurling match.  All the men were injured, two of them seriously.  No arrests have been made.

Election time – Kinvara – 1923

Recorder 17th August, 1923 p1   Eight persons were wounded in a fight at an election meeting in Kinvarra on the border of Clare and Galway in which revolvers were used.

Kinvara and more – 1920

Map Showing Irish Towns and Villages Wholly or Partly Wrecked by English Forces From September 9, 1919, to March 1, 1921. INDEX TO WRECKED TOWNS AND VILLAGES.

Kinvarra Cailíns – 1924

“Black as the storm frown of Cruachan; glossy as the shimmer of sun-glad Corrib; trusty as the unclenching granite of Achil’s wave-vexed shore; beauteous as the dream cailins of Kinvarra! … In Connacht, some day they will be telling the tale of Grainne’s wondrous courage and tireless arrowy speed. In Connacht they will twine garlands … Continue reading

New Garden and Farm seeds – Loughrea – 1823

Connaught Journal January 30 , 1823 New Garden & Farm Seeds. Elizabeth Cloran of Loughrea respectfully informs the Customers of her House and the Public, that she has arrived to her from London, per the New Harmony for Dublin, her annual, extensive and general assortment of Garden, Farming, Flower Seeds, which she having imported from … Continue reading

Kinvarra Bay – 1882, 1892

  1892 O’CONNELL Galway Sail Vessel – carrying 26 tons barley. Departed Kinvara for Galway. Stranded and wrecked at Kilcolgan point. 1882 ST. MARY Galway sail vessel – carrying 10 tons of coal. Departed Galway for Kinvara Bay.  Foundered in Kinvarra Bay

P M Glynn – Gort – South Australia – 1906

Freemans Journal 8th September, 1906 p14 (abridged) Mr P M Glynn M.H.R, who has just turned 51, was born at Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland and graduated at Trinity College. He was first elected to the South Australian Assembly for Light in 1887 (Parliament). His recreations are given as ‘hunting, tennis’, but for tennis, handball may … Continue reading

Marine Works – Kinvarra – 1905

Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland Seventy-fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Public Works in Ieland, with appendices for 1905-1906 MARINE WORKS ACT, 1902 2nd Ed. VII., c 24 p8 Since our last Report the only additional work taken in hands under the Marine Works Act, was that at Kinvarra, County Galway. The marine … Continue reading

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