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St Caimin/Coman -1931

Tuam Herald January 17th, 1931 p4. St. Caimin of Inis-Cealtra, was half brother to King Guaire, and he is also called Coman of the Third Order of the Saints. Dr. Lanigan things the two identical and, if so, Coman was the founder of the Church of Kinvara. He was a great scholar, versed in Hebrew … Continue reading

A card – 1783

 THE VOLUNTEERS JOURNAL OR IRISH HERALD 22ND OCTOBER, 1783 P1 For the Volunteers’ Journal – A card (abridged) A certain libidinous gouty old gentleman, of the aldermanic tribe, not very far from Grafton Street, is desired to desist from his endeavours to seduce the innocent females of his neighbourhood, otherwise, besides having his name and … Continue reading

Loughrea – 1784

VOLUNTEERS JOURNAL OF THE IRISH HERALD 4TH JUNE, 1784 PAGE ONE (abridged) At a meeting of the Gentlemen, Clergy and other inhabitants of the county of Galway, at Loughrea, on Tuesday the 25th of May, 1784 pursuant to public notice Colonel PERSSE in the chair, the following resolutions were unanimously agreed to; 1. that to … Continue reading

Kilcolgan Farm – 1910

Connacht Tribune 9th July, 1910 p3 Kilcolgan Farm Vice-President Roveagh Branch answers Mr. St. George. Mr Thomas.Kilkelly of Rhynn, Kilcolgan writes in reply to a letter which appeared in our correspondence columns under the above heading, signed by R. St. George, in which reference has been made to a “Mr. Kilkelly.” I have, (he says), … Continue reading

Dongorey – 1914

TUAM HERALD 16th MAY, 1914 The Right Hon. Archer Martyn, Justice of the Count of Appeal of British Columbia, writes as follows on his kinsmen of Tullyra Castle and Dongorey; In the Record Office, among the grants pursuant to Privy Seal, there is one dated at Westminster, February 21, 1615, to Oliver Martyn, of Kinvarra, … Continue reading

William Hynes, Kinvara – 1920

Connacht Tribune – 1920 The Art of Making Rebels HOW THE GOVERNMENT PERSECUTED A KINVARA MAN AND HIS FRIENDS Mr. William Hynes, Kinvara, one of the hunger strikers recently released from Wormwood Scrubbs, was arrested at Abbey, Loughrea, early in Spring, and confined in Galway prison. He was remanded on a few occasions while “the … Continue reading

The Ould Bad Scrawl – 1901

Evening Herald 7th October, 1901, page 4 From “Cloona” (Ballinrobe) How is our good friend Bartley Hynes, of Kinvara and has he altered the Gaelic inscription on his donkey cart? The Irish class at the Depot has not been started yet, but they are investigating whether the crosses on donkeys’ backs are “legible.” My laureate … Continue reading

Kinvara Carnival – 1961

Connacht Tribune 1st July, 1961 On Sunday Carnival time, despite the rain, opened in Kinvara. Some fifty years ago Lady Gregory wrote her patriotic little masterpiece, “The Rising of the Moon,” with a setting on Kinvara Quay. On Sunday the Kinvara Dramatic Society, under producer Mr. Thomas Donnellan, N.T. staged her drama, somewhat adapted for … Continue reading

Francis A. Fahy

Connacht Tribune, 13th October, 1967 The unveiling of the memorial to Francis A. Fahy at Kinvara on Sunday last led to a large turnout.  A son of the Kinvara-born poet, Mr. Dermot A. Fahy, from Cambridge, travelled from England to be present.  With him were cousins of the poet, Mr. James Quinn and Miss Bofey-Quinn … Continue reading

Kinvara Races – 1920

CONNACHT TRIBUNE 23TH SEPTEMBER 1920 Officials—Dr. T. J. Connolly, Judge. B. J. Winkle Starter. M. J. Leech Clerk of Scale and Course. P. Kilkelly, President. P. C. Feeney, Treasurer. J. B. Davenport, Hon. Sec. M. Valentine B,. Dunbar, Secretary of the Irish Racing _Association , Handicapper. Stewards—P. J. Flatley, F. J. Johnston, M. Staunton, J. … Continue reading

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