1912

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St. Coman – 1912

Tuam Herald 26th October, 1912, p4 (abridged). Another branch of the Magraths had some possessions in the vicinity of Kinvara, in the district of Hy-Fiachra-Aidhne, County of Galway, but a few only of their descendants are to be met with in that county at the present day. Of this branch the church of Kinvara was … Continue reading

St. Coman’s – Magrather O’Hynes – 1912

Tuam Herald 26th October, 1912, p4 (abridged). Another branch of the Magraths had some possessions in the vicinity of Kinvara, in the district of Hy-Fiachra-Aidhne, County of Galway, but a few only of their descendants are to be met with in that county at the present day. Of this branch the church of Kinvara was … Continue reading

Caherglissane – 1912

Tuam Herald 14th September, 1912 p2 Four miles from Kinvara is the fine old castle of Caherglissane, now like all such buildings, in ruins, but the walls are in fair order. Beside the castle is a fine old fort and near it also a chasm or deep opening in the ground – the result of … Continue reading

Kilbeacanty – 1912

Connacht Tribune 17th August, 1912 p.2 A meeting was held on Sunday, Mr. M. Tannian presiding. Present: Messrs J.J. Daly Thos. Higgins F. Kilcooly P. Casey J. Harte P. Callanan J. Doyle P. Lambert. The following were appointed to attend the Home Rule meeting in Galway; Messrs P. Lambert; P. Casey; P. Callinan; J. Daly. … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1912

Connacht Tribune 17th August, 1912 p.2 A large and most representative meeting of the people of Kinvara was held on Sunday week under the auspices of the United Irish League in the Temperance Hall, Kinvara. Mr Michael Curtain D.C., was voted to the chair. Amongst some of those present were; Messrs. B.Quinn, D.C. B. Kilkelly, … Continue reading

At the Quay – Kinvara – 1912

Connacht Tribune 17th February, 1912, p.4 A large schooner arrived in Kinvara during the week with a cargo of 200 tons of artificial manure for Mr Martin Coen, merchant, Gort. A large quantity of timber is piled on the quays belonging to Mr Mitchell, Saw Mills, Gort. It has been carried in from Finvara, Co … Continue reading

The largest sheep fair in 50 years – Kinvara – 1912

Connacht Tribune 26th October, 1912 p5 The sheep fair was held on Thursday, October 17th, and was by long odds one of the largest held in Kinvara for over fifty years. Owing to the depression in the sheep trade for a considerable time, people were afraid it would be impossible to dispose of their stock … Continue reading

Kinvara – turf tax – 1912

Tuam Herald 14th September, 1912 p.2  (abridged) The harbour authorities of Kinvara exact three pence for every load of turf coming in from Connemara. During the turf season over 20 boats come and go every day and this season the cost for a boat load of turf was from 45s to 60s. The men who … Continue reading

A trip to Kinvara – 1912

Tuam Herald August, 31st 1912 p2 (abridged) Mr Jack Yates and Mrs Yates are staying at Coole Park with Lady Gregory. He is a distinguished artist of the new school of Irish art. On Sunday a party from Coole drove to Dungory Castle – the fine old castle owned by Edward Martyn – and lunched … Continue reading

Gort – 1912

Freeman’s Journal 2nd May, 1912 p7 (abridged) Thomas Higgins, Patrick Hughes, John Daly, Fergus Kilcooley, and Tim Reilly from Kilbeacanty served one month’s imprisonment for playing a band in the private grounds of Mr Baggott’s tenants while Mr Baggott was having a shooting party. On their release from Galway Gaol they returned to Gort where … Continue reading

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