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Land Law Bill – Ireland – 1895

LAND LAW (IRELAND) BILL. https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/commons/1895/apr/02/land-law-ireland-bill HC Deb 02 April 1895 vol 32 cc735-817 735 THE CHIEF SECRETARY FOR IRELAND (Mr. J. MORLEY, Newcastle-upon-Tyne)(abridged) The late Sir William Gregory. In his autobiography I find this passage. He is speaking of the sale of some portions of his ancestral estates in the county of Galway:— I may … Continue reading

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

The Liberator – Galway – 1843

The Cork Examiner 30th June, 1843 p.1 Daniel O’Connell in Galway (abridged) From an early hour the streets were densely thronged by the country people, who continued to pour into the town in countless thousands, exhibiting in their persons all the wild and picturesque costumes of the west. The women’s short dark-red flannel petticoats were … Continue reading

Joanie

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/odds-and-bobs/ An excerpt from Joanie .. c. EO’D JOANIE Lemon trees, now that’s another thing. Don’t they pee all over them down in Australia? The people that is, probably the dogs too. I got that straight from the horse’s mouth, from Joan Maher. My namesake, Joan. She always calls me Joanie and I call her … Continue reading

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