1909

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Kinvara – 1909

Southern Cross 19th November, 1909 p.3 The town of Kinvara was brilliantly illuminated in honor of the first visit of the Most Rev. Dr. O’Dea to his episcopal parish since his translation to Galway. His Lordship attended for the purpose of opening the mission conducted by the Capuchin Fathers in connection with the founding of … Continue reading

Galway Fair – 1909

Tuam Herald, 21st August, 1909 (abridged) On day of Galway August Fair, a cow sold to a countryman by Mr Martin Ashe was afflicted by the great heat. It dashed towards the docks and jumped into the water below the dock gates. Sergeant O’Neill, availing of a boat in which there were two soldiers, went … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1909

Connacht Tribune 13th November, 1909 p7 A large and enthusiastic meeting of the people of Kinvara was held on Sunday last under the presidency of Rev. Thomas Burke P.P, for the purpose of forming a branch of the Town Tenants League. The following were amongst those present; Messrs Arthur O’Dea Thomas O’Halloran Patrick J Flatley … Continue reading

Ballinderreen, Kinvara – 1909

Connacht Tribune 4th December, 1909 p.8 To the Editor, Connacht Tribune Sir, I would suggest to the police doing protection duty on the Tyrone estate to watch the sky; they may catch Jack Dunne’s air-ship, the “Hope of Europe,” and they might find the hope of the tenants on the Tyrone estate. The R.I.C. are … Continue reading

The races at Kinvara-Dooras – 1909

Connacht Tribune 31st July 1909 p.6 Garland Monday must be considered a red-letter day in the sporting annals of the town of the “Ould Plaid Shawl.” The Kinvara-Dooras Races were run on Monday, July 26th over the Newtown-Lynch course, and were a complete success. The entries were large and the racing good.  A large concourse … Continue reading

At Galway (Races) – 1909

Connacht Tribune 7th August, 1909 p.8 Galway, scarce two months ago. Silent lay ‘neath Sol’s bright glow, Save where horses lean and slow Were tugging tramcars wearily. But Galway sees another sight, When crowds of visitors alight. Fondly expecting beds at night, Amidst the race-week revelry. Boys of the Horsey Old Brigade. Who ‘oft a … Continue reading

Kinvara and Doorus Races – 1909

Kinvara Sports Committee – 1909

Connacht Tribune 31st July, 1909 p6 At a special meeting of the Kinvara Sports Committee, at which the following were present viz; Messrs Martin Green, James F. Kilkelly T. O’Halloran P.J. Flatley Michael Leech W.R. Flatley Thos. Green M. O’Grady Thomas St George M. Connolly the following resolution, proposed by Mr James Kilkelly and seconded … Continue reading

Kinvara Horse and Cattle Fair – 1909

Connacht Tribune 13th November, 1909 p.7 The above well-known horse and cattle fair will be held in accordance with custom on Wednesday, November 17th, 1909 (being the first Wednesday after 11th November).  The fair, which has been such a very decided success since it was first started some years ago, has grown from very small … Continue reading

The Pension – 1909

New Zealand Tablet, 25th November, 1909 p1867 At a meeting of the Gort sub-Pension Committee, Right Rev Monsignor Fahey V.G. presiding, there were 37 cases of pensioners submitted to the meeting by the local Excise for the purpose of having their pensions cancelled. Neither the Excise Officer nor his representative attended to offer any explanation … Continue reading

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