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Lismore manuscript – 1824

ANCIENT IRELAND MANUSCRIPT FOUND IN THE CASTLE OF LISMORE THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL 16th  December 16, 1824 (abridged) In the year 1816, the Duke of Devonshire, the present noble proprietor of the ancient Castle of Lismore, in the County of Waterford, gave directions, that that venerable edifice should be repaired and restored to its pristine state … Continue reading

Nollaig Shona daoibh – 2014

Nollaig shona daoibh go léir.

The Glories of Ireland – 1914

Project Gutenberg Editors – Joseph Dunn, Ph.D;  P.J. Lennox. Litt.D., (Professors at the Catholic University of America) THE ROMANCE OF IRISH HISTORY  – by Sir Roger Casement, C.M.G. The history of Ireland remains to be written, for the purpose of Irishmen remains yet to be achieved. The struggle for national realization, begun so many centuries … Continue reading

Pouloushe – 1842/43

Autumnal Rambles about New Quay, County Clare Thomas L. Cooke (abridged) In this sultry weather the wearied tourist can enjoy a grateful cool beneath the cimmerian recesses of the cavern known by the name of Pouloushe, an appellation taken from the Irish word Pollach, which signifies “hollowed” and the Irish word uisce, which signifies “water”. … Continue reading

Eureka Stockade – 1854/1904

The Story of the Eureka Stockade The Catholic Press 1st December, 1904 p 8 Saturday next, December 3rd; is the 50th anniversary of the miners’ fight for freedom at Eureka Stockade and a brief narrative of that memorable event at this stage will not be amiss. Specially interesting is it to the Irish-Australians, for the … Continue reading

Athenry Handball Contest – 1909

THE TUAM HERALD, 14th August, 1909 The most interesting handball contest that ever was brought off in the West of Ireland will come off at the great tournament organised by the Athenry Handball Committee on Sunday, August 29th. All the great exponents of this grand old game in the country presently have promised to attend, … Continue reading

The Irish World – 1918

The Ogden Standard, 22nd January, 1918 p12 The Irish World, The Gaelic-American and the Freeman’s Journal, three of the leading weekly publications in this country espousing the cause of Irish independence have been barred from the mails – it was learned from the editors of these papers today.

Kinvara/Doorus/Kilcolgan/Gort/Peterswell/Loughcurra – 1916

From the Roll of Honour, the 1916 Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook and the Frongoch Camp list The Roll of Honour, the 1916 Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook and the Frongoch Camp List identifies men and women who fought in the 1916 rebellion in Dublin and countrywide. The list runs to over 6,000 names and is not … Continue reading

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