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Ballinderreen – 1905

The W.A. Record 13th May, 1905 p.6 (abridged) Great excitement prevailed at Ballinderreen on Wednesday (says the “Freeman” April 1), connected with service of processes for non-payment of rent upon tenants of the St. George estate. A fortnight ago the process-server, under the protection of a number of police, attempted to serve the processes, but … Continue reading

Loughrea – 1844

The Australian 11th Jan, 1844 (abridged) The first monster meeting since the prorogation of Parliament, came off at Loughrea, in the county of Galway, about ninety miles from Dublin, on Sunday. Mr. O’Connell went with his friends from Dublin in a carriage and four to Ballinasloe. He departed from thence about twelve o’clock on Sunday … Continue reading

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Kinvara, Gort and south Galway – 1922

Freeman’s Journal 27th July, 1922 p.5 (abridged) The National Forces operating from Galway under Commandant-General Austin Brennan have now begun to clear the country of Irregulars in real earnest, writes our Galway correspondent. As a result of an operation just under the valley of Tullira Castle, on the Kinvara road at Coolfin, sixteen prisoners were … Continue reading

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Cumann na mBan, Sydney – 1919

The Catholic Press 27th February, 1919 p.17 Last month was witnessed in Sydney the inauguration of a branch of the Cumann na mBan. The meeting, held for the purpose in the rooms of the I.N.A., Station House, was a very enthusiastic and successful one. After the aims and objects of the association were explained, it … Continue reading

A grand day!

Galway – 1933

Daily Illinois 24th October, 1933 The air-minded fisher-folk of this district gave enthusiastic welcome to Col. Lindbergh and Mrs Charles A. Lindbergh today. The flying American couple made a perfect landing in the great harbour of Galway shortly after 5 p.m. after a five and a half hour flight from Southampton, England.

Forty+ shades of green – 1907

Kerry Weekly Reporter 12th January, 1907 p.2 Last season 400,000 Forest Trees were exported from the celebrated Waterford Nurseries of Messrs Wm.Power and Co., to help in the reafforesting of England, Scotland and Wales. Nevertheless we hear of some people sending outside Ireland for forest trees. What a world we live in.

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