1910

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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

The state of Kinvara – 1910

Freemans Journal 15th August, 1910 p.5 Letter from Mr. Briscoe to the editor of the Freeman’s Journal. (abridged) Town Tenants’ League, Executive Offices, 4 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 14th August, 1910. Dear Sir, As your readers may be aware, much disturbance and unrest has prevailed at Kinvara for some time past in consequence of the … Continue reading

Newtownlynch, Duras – 1910

Connacht Tribune 7th May, 1910 p.5  (abridged) On Monday morning last at about 8 o’clock, Newtownlynch farm at Duras was the scene of a large cattle drive. Men, women and children, all tenants on the estate of Major Lynch, assembled to the number of over one hundred, and went to the farm, which was guarded … Continue reading

Winter show – 1910

Freemans Journal 8th December, 1910 p.5 (abridged) The Winter Show of the Royal Dublin Society was opened yesterday under weather conditions which were on the whole favourable, there being a reasonable amount of daylight and relatively little fog. The total number of entries was 2,300. Last year it was 2,169. Malting Barley 1st prize – … Continue reading

Seizures for rent – Kinvara – 1910

Connacht Tribune 16th July, 1910 p.10 Mr Duffy asked the Chief Secretary whether he was aware that seizures for rent have taken place with the past week in the town of Kinvara; whether the Sharpe estate, on which the seizures have taken place, is at present being sold to the agricultural tenants; and whether he … Continue reading

Kinvara – the Sharpe Estate Struggle – 1910

The Connacht Tribune, 23rd April, 1910 p.3 SHARPE ESTATE STRUGGLE – KINVARA’S RALLY ROUND NATIONAL STANDARD Magnificent monster meeting – other estates involved in the fight Not for many a year has such a display of enthusiasm been witnessed in Kinvara as that which characterised the monster meeting held on Sunday last under the auspices … Continue reading

Duras Hazel Brigade – Duras boys, Hurrah! – 1910

Connacht Tribune, 7th May, 1910 p.5 (Air: “Ireland, Boys, Hurrah!”) On through Kinvara town they came, Those men so loyal and brave, Each a trusty Irishman; No traitor, coward or knave – To drive the grazier’s cattle back To Cloughalalard that day, From good old Duras, brave old Duras, Duras, boys, hurrah! Chorus Duras, boys, … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1910

Freemans Journal October 31st, 1910 p.2 (abridged) The outbreak of typhus fever, the first case of which occurred at the village of Cloosh, four miles from Kinvara, about three weeks ago, has made its appearance in other portions of the district within the last week. Dr. Thomas J. Connolly, B.A., M.B., Medical Officer of the … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1910

Connacht Tribune 15th October, 1910 p.4 A report spread around Kinvara early on Tuesday that the Sheriff’s men were “marching” on Kinvara with up-to-date motor cars from Galway, to make seizures on the town tenants on the Sharpe estate. The people were beginning to take things easy when at the toot of a motor car … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1910

Connacht Tribune 15th October, 1910 p.4 A report spread around Kinvara early on Tuesday that the Sheriff’s men were “marching” on Kinvara with up-to-date motor cars from Galway, to make seizures on the town tenants on the Sharpe estate. The people were beginning to take things easy when, at the toot of a motor car … Continue reading

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