1902

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Biddy Early 1902

Freemans Journal 4th June 1900 Lord O’Brien of Kilfenora was, as everybody knows, more than once a candidate for Parliamentary honours in his native county of Clare. It was, we believe, on the occasion of the death of Lord Francis Conyngham, one of the earliest and staunchest supporters of Isaac Butt in the early agitation … Continue reading

Kinvara Pier – 1902

Freemans Journal March 22nd, 1902 Mr Perry, County Surveyor, has inspected and made a report on the harbour. He considers it derelict and dangerous, and estimates that it would cost £3,350 to restore the pier, remove the silt, and extend the existing pier 50 feet into deep water.  A special meeting of the Harbour Committee … Continue reading

Kinvara – the best barley – 1902

Freemans Journal October 2nd, 1902 p13 (abridged) It may not be generally known that the largest barley markets in Ireland are carried on at Kinvarra. Throughout yesterday and today business in the barley market has been in progress. From four to five hundred carts of barley arrived yesterday and were disposed of, and about the … Continue reading

Corcomrue Abbey – 1267

Feilding Star 24th March 1902 p4 (abridged) It is pleasant for people of the present day, who do not like tobacco, to know that Sir Walter Raleigh was not the person who introduced the habit of smoking into Ireland anyway, whatever he may have done for England. The learned Dr. Petrie, the acknowledged chief of … Continue reading

Halloween – 1902

The Houston Daily Post 26th October, 1902 p34 Cupid’s Cake Halloween when goblins walk, And Cupid laughs and spookies stalk All pretty maids their sports forsake, To bake themselves a nice big cake. Within this cake a circlet lies, A ring that’s hidden from all eyes. Secure, deeply implanted there, It lies concealed with every … Continue reading

Kinvarra Harbour – 1905

EPPI Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland Seventy-fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Public Works in Ieland, with appendices for 1905-1906 MARINE WORKS ACT, 1902 2nd Ed. VII., c 24 p8 Since our last Report the only additional work taken in hands under the Marine Works Act, was that at Kinvarra, County Galway. The … Continue reading

Ireland in America – 1902

New Zealand Tablet, Volume XXX, Issue 30, 24 July 1902, Page 20 Ireland in America. (abridged) In view of the triumphal progress of the Irish delegates in America, it may be interesting to give some figures showing what Irish-America really means:- The city of New York contains more Irish than Dublin, Cork and Belfast combined. … Continue reading

Love and the Gaelic League -1902

  The World News – 25 October, 1902 MARRIAGE IN IRISH. THE FIRST WEDDING IN LONDON IN THE GAELIC TONGUE. The first marriage solemnised in London ln the Irish language took place recently at Dockhead Catholic Church. The bridegroom was Mr. John O’Keane, for the past three years the secretary of the Gaelic League of … Continue reading

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