1900

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Killeeneen – 1900

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0033, Page 0362 National Folklore Collection, UCD. There was a meeting held in Killeeneen commemorating Raftery’s death about 1900. It was held in a field named “Caol Beag ” near the Killeeneen dance hall. There were two meetings before that near Killeeneen graveyard but they were not as important as the … Continue reading

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

The Claddagh Boatman – 1900

Supplement to the Cork Examiner 2nd April, 1900 The Claddagh Boatman I am a Claddagh boatman bold, And humble is my calling; From morn to night, from dark to light, In Galway Bay I’m trawling; I care not for the great man’s frown, I ask not for his pity; My wants are few, my heart … Continue reading

The chant of the fairy – 1900

THE CHANT OF THE FAIRY TO CONNLA OF THE GOLDEN HAIR. A land of youth, a land of rest, A land from sorrow free; It lies far off in the golden west, On the verge of the azure sea. A swift canoe of crystal bright, that never met mortal view We shall reach the land … Continue reading

Tír na nÓg – 1900

A Reading Book in Irish History P.W.Joyce LLD – One of the Commissioners for the Publication of the Ancient Laws of Ireland Longmans, Green and Co. London, New York and Bombay. Dubln: M.H. Gill and Son 1900   THE CHANT OF THE FAIRY TO CONNLA OF THE GOLDEN HAIR.abridged A land of youth, a land … Continue reading

Bridget – 1900

New York Tribune 15th June, 1900 p9 Bridget Coughrey from Clifden County Galway landed here yesterday with only a shilling in her pocket and for a time she had the immigration officials puzzled. She was so comely and so earnest in her endeavours to explain that there was universal sympathy for her. But she could … Continue reading

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