1922

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Lydican Castle – 1922

Newmarket Era 3rd November, 1922 p2. Lydican Castle, built in Cromwellian days in County Galway was destroyed by fire set by armed men on Saturday. The men kept the family occupying the castle under armed guard in an outhouse during the fire. The Republican forces who came on the scene helped to save some of … Continue reading

Carnamadra – hidden treasure

Told to Eileen Fallon, Kinvara by Patrick Fallon (abridged) It is believed that there is a treasure of gold hidden in Carnamadra, which is a little village situated about three miles form the town of Kinvara. It was supposed to be hidden by a miser during the time of the trouble in Ireland, which was … Continue reading

Kinvara, Gort and south Galway – 1922

Freeman’s Journal 27th July, 1922 p.5 (abridged) The National Forces operating from Galway under Commandant-General Austin Brennan have now begun to clear the country of Irregulars in real earnest, writes our Galway correspondent. As a result of an operation just under the valley of Tullira Castle, on the Kinvara road at Coolfin, sixteen prisoners were … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1922

Connacht Tribune 1922 (abridged) Official I.R.A. Galway, issued the following on Monday evening; Having received information at Galway that post offices were being raided at Kinvara and Ardrahan, five men under Captain Farrelly O’Rourke were dispatched to Kinvara by Motor. Upon arrival they were told that the raiders had left in the direction of Gort. … Continue reading

Mr. Murray, Northampton and Galway Cathedral – 1876 – 1922

Connacht Tribune 23rd November, 1957 p.7 The fund for the building of a new Cathedral in Galway had its origin in a bequest of 500 pounds made by Mr Murray of Northampton House, Kinvara, in the year 1876. Connacht Tribune 14th January, 1922 p1 For Sale; NORTHAMPTON HOUSE, KINVARA, CO. GALWAY This splendid and up … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1922

Connacht Tribune 12 August, 1922 p.5 The following official report was issued yesterday (Thursday) afternoon; Commandant S. O’Reilly, O.C., National troops, Portumna, surrounded Kinvara, Co. Galway this morning and arrested there Edward E. a qualified engineer, who had been sent from field general headquarters, Irregular forces, Fermoy, as an engineering officer for the west. Included … Continue reading

A Scene Unique – Eyre Square – 1922

Skibbereen Eagle 3rd June, 1922 p.2 (abridged) A scene, unique in the history of Galway, was witnessed at Eyre Square on Thursday night, 25th inst, when Messrs Stephen J. Cremin, Secretary of the local Transport Workers, and W. J. Larkin, Dublin, headed some hundreds of town tenants, with a fife and drum band, who tore … Continue reading

The hills of Clare – 1922

Sunday Independent 18th March, 1922p8 The prize of half-a-guinea for the best poem this week to “Irish Verse,” is awarded to Liam P. Clancy for his “Hills of Clare.” Och, drear and lone this London is, And cold and bleak and bare, And day and night I’m missing still My own beloved Clare. I miss … Continue reading

The Commercial Hotel, Kinvara – 1923

Houses of the Oireachtas Ceisteanna – hire of motor cars Wednesday 31st January 1923 TOMAS MAC EOIN (for Tomás O Conaill):   To ask the Minister for Defence what steps have been taken to settle the account due to Mr. Thomas Greene, of the Commercial Hotel, Kinvara, Co. Galway, for the hire of motor cars by the … Continue reading

Kinvarra in the news – 1922

NEW YORK TRIBUNE 27TH JULY, 1922 P 6 A detachment of Free State troops operating from Galway today came into contact with fifty irregulars marching from Kinvarra. A sharp engagement ensued and seventeen irregulars were captured.

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