1924

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The insufferable James Joyce – 1924

Advocate Melbourne 2nd October, 1924 p.20 (abridged) In a letter from our London correspondent, which appears in this issue, reference is made to a couple of plays which pretend to treat certain phases of Irish character. These plays bring into being a new “stage Irishman.” This mythical “gentleman” is far worse than the old “stage … Continue reading

A strong gale – Kinvara – 1924

Irish Examiner 24th December, 1924. A sailing vessel with a cargo of coal bound from Kinvara was wrecked on the rocks in Galway Bay during the gale yesterday. The crew escaped without injury and the cargo was saved.

Francis A. Fahy – Kinvara – 1924

Connacht Tribune 8th March, 1924 p.14 Francis A. Fahy on Kinvara; (abridged) I left Kinvara in ’73 (1873), a youth of 19.  Its scenes, its people, their customs, sports, recreations, their kindliness and affection, their good humour and lightheartedness, their abiding faith in God, are as fresh in my memory after 50 years of exile … Continue reading

Galway to Kinvara 1924

Freemans Journal 19th January, 1924 p8 Lieut Commander O’Donnell, of the Free State Coastal Patrol, a native of the Aran Islands, has initiated a scheme of coastal traffic in Galway Bay and proposes to run a direct service from Galway to Kinvara with the motor boat, St. Nicholas, and later to trade along the Northern … Continue reading

Kinvarra Cailíns – 1924

“Black as the storm frown of Cruachan; glossy as the shimmer of sun-glad Corrib; trusty as the unclenching granite of Achil’s wave-vexed shore; beauteous as the dream cailins of Kinvarra! … In Connacht, some day they will be telling the tale of Grainne’s wondrous courage and tireless arrowy speed. In Connacht they will twine garlands … Continue reading

Galway – 1924

Geraldton Guardian 15th April, 1924 The Bishop of Galway in a speech advised the parents of wayward girls to ‘lay the lash across their backs.’ Referring to the shameful lack of chastity among youngsters he said; ‘I blame the girls themselves. They are not innocent and are not misled. Some of our Irish girls are … Continue reading

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