1919

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Cumann na mBan, Sydney – 1919

The Catholic Press 27th February, 1919 p.17 Last month was witnessed in Sydney the inauguration of a branch of the Cumann na mBan. The meeting, held for the purpose in the rooms of the I.N.A., Station House, was a very enthusiastic and successful one. After the aims and objects of the association were explained, it … Continue reading

Dáil Éireann – 1919

The Hays Free Press 30th January 1919 (abridged) Twenty five members of the Sinn Féin society elected to the British house of commons assembled in Dublin this afternoon and formally constituted themselves the “Dail Eireann,” which is Irish Gaelic for “Irish Parliament.” They elected Chas. Burgess, whose Irish name is Cathal Brugha, speaker. They also … Continue reading

A land of nameless government – 1919

The Catholic Press 15th May, 1919  p. 18 (abridged) You ask me why, tho’ ill at ease, Within this region I subsist, Whose spirits falter in the mist, And languish for the purple seas. Within this land which bondmen till Who cannot call their minds their own, But into dungeons straight are thrown If they … Continue reading

Rev. Thomas Burke, Kinvara – 1919

Tuam Herald 4th January, 1919 p.2 We deeply regret the death on the 27th of December at the Parochial House, Kinvara, of the Rev. Thomas Burke, P.P. Deceased was universally respected. He was a native of Ardrahan parish and educated at Maynooth. He had a thorough and intimate knowledge of the history of his country … Continue reading

The playoff – 1919

Connacht Tribune 30th August, 1919 p.8 The Co. Clare Board G.A.A., were obliged to play off a tie between Tubber and Killinana on the Galway side on Sunday. Rumour had it that the hurling was to be prohibited, and for that reason an invitation to Gort to meet a selection from Clare was readily accepted, … Continue reading

Mr Patrick Griffin – Kinvara – 1919

Connacht Tribune 14th June, 1919 p 4 To Mr Patrick Griffin, blacksmith, Kinvara, belongs the credit of shoeing a horse belonging to Hodgins’ Circus that failed all the blacksmiths on their line of march. The horse was one of the wildest type and broke all the available car ropes in the town with which he … Continue reading

Patrick Pearse and the Kinvara hero – 1919

Tuam Herald 22nd February 1919 p.4 (abridged) Patrick Pearse was a barrister, but he may be said not to have practiced as he gave himself up to the work of education at which he was most successful. He once appeared in a Galway case. It was to defend the Kinvara Hero who, despite the law, … Continue reading

Variations on a theme – Colcannon

The Citizen 27th February, 1919 p6 Colcannon Six cups of boiled cabbage, three cups mashed potatoes, three heaped tablespoons butter, one cup of milk, seasonings. Mix cabbage, potatoes, butter, milk and seasonings. Place in buttered baking dish. Dot with more butter and bake 40 minutes in hot oven. Serve with meat. The Salt Lake Herald … Continue reading

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