Ardrahan

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Kinvara and Ardrahan- 1949

Connacht Tribune 10th December, 1949 p7 (abridged) South Galway, which has already succeeded in having most of its parishes entirely or almost entirely electrified, is now moving steadily towards the completion of the scheme. Kinvara Guild, Muintir na Tire, has already completed the preliminary spade work necessary for the launching of the scheme. The area … Continue reading

Kinvara Sunset

The Ballyclery bullock – 1952

Connacht Tribune 30th August, 1952 p.19 The famous untamed Ballyclery bullock, five years old, again defied capture on Saturday last when a posse of twenty-six men drawn from Ardrahan and Loughrea failed to hold the beast. Bought by Mr Murphy of Loughrea, the Loughrea Carnival Committee was desirous of putting the bullock on display at … Continue reading

A fair point – 1907

Nenagh News 17th August, 1907 p3 (abridged) About one hundred thousand pounds of the estimated two and a half millions annual over-taxation of Ireland would build a small link of railway between Ardrahan and Ennistymon by Kinvara, New Quay, Ballyvaughan and Lisdoonvarna and throw open to the public the enjoyment of the open sea and … Continue reading

Ardrahan, Russia – 1877

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer 19th May 1877 p1 Erseroum, dated May 15 says that an attack of the Russians on Ardrahan has been bravely repulsed by the Turks. The Times Vienna correspondent says; According to the dits of the Russians themselves they intend going down once more to Adrianople, and having got there, to inform … Continue reading

The Tans – 1920

New York Tribune 29th September 1920 p1 The Black and Tans fired indiscriminately through the streets of Conakilty Sunday, smashing windows and causing considerable damage. At Moycullen a lorry filled with armed police rounded up the townspeople coming from mass, separated the men from the woman and drove the former into a field. A man, … Continue reading

N67 – archives – 1910/22

Galway County Council Archives ‘…to acquire, preserve and make accessible the documentary memory of county Galway’ U:\Archives – Collection Management\Descriptive Lists\Rural District Councils, G00 & G01\G01-10 Gort RDC.doc 17 December 1910 – 17 June 1922 p9 ‘Resolved – That we disapprove of the action of the County Council in endeavouring to change the route proposed … Continue reading

The N67 – 1909

Tuam Herald 5th June 1909 Last week a young man named Moran, son of a herd in the employment of Mr. M. McDonogh, Galway, was fired at from behind a wall on the public road at Ballinderreen, near Gort. Moran was in company with two other cyclists who were returning from Kinyara. There were, it … Continue reading

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