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To, General Sir J.G.Maxwell – 1916

The Catholic Press, 4th January, 1917 p.22 Ashford, Charleville, May 17, 1916. Sir, I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of 12th inst., which has been forwarded to me here. I have read carefully your allegations against Rev….. .and Rev……., but do not see in them any justification for disciplinary action on my … Continue reading

Rising – 1917

Watchman 1st November, 1917 p.7 A cable from New York, dated Sunday last, states that the Secret Service has frustrated a second Sinn Fein rebellion which was planned to occur next Easter, on the anniversary of last year’s bloody Dublin riots. German gold was scheduled to play a part. The preliminaries were mapped out, and … Continue reading

Galway Harbour – 1840

Connaught Journal –  26th March, 1840 YORK v the Galway Harbour Commissioners This was an action instituted by the plaintiff against the defendants in their corporate capacity, to recover compensation for the value of his sloop and boats, which he alleged were damaged during the night of the memorable storm in January 1839, by the … Continue reading

Muriel – Thomas MacDonagh’s widow – 1916

The Catholic Press 28th December, 1916 (abridged) by Eileen Moore One of the first three men executed on May 3rd by the English Government as leaders in the Irish Revolution was Thomas MacDonagh, M.A. His young widow is a sister of the prison bride of Joseph M. Plunkett, who was executed on May 4. Another … Continue reading

Duras – 1908

Irish Examiner 28th December, 1908 On Friday evening, at a place called Duras Demesne, near Kinvara, the patrol of police from Kinvara had a severe encounter with some civilians. They succeeded in arresting two men who were brought before Mr. Persse, J.P. and remanded without bail for three days, when there will be an inquiry … Continue reading

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Kinvara – 1971

Connacht Tribune 24th September, 1971 p.5 “It is Government policy to encourage local initiative and enterprise, especially where there is a genuine local involvement,” said Mr. Robert Molloy T.D., Minister for Local Government at Kinvara on Friday when he officially opened the new Co-Operative Handcrafts Centre. “It was one of the reasons why the County … Continue reading

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