Ballinderreen

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The Horseman – Ballinderreen 1938

From Duchas.ie Collected 1937/1938 Ballinderreen, Co. Galway. Teacher: Treasa Bean Uí Bheirn Collected by Rose Niland from Martin Kelly, Tyrone, Co. Galway About fifty years ago a horse-man used to pass the Ballinderreen road towards Kilcolgan every night. A certain woman used to look out after it so she lost the sight of one of … Continue reading

Temperate times – 1849

Australian Chronicle 17th November, 1840 p.2 (abridged) To the Editor of the “Freeman’s Journal.” The Very Rev. Mr. Mathew, being on a visit at Kilcornan, the hospitable mansion of N. Redington., Esq., M.P., administered the total abstinence pledge, on the 21st and 22nd ult. to upwards of eight hundred postulants. Many from the neighbouring parishes … Continue reading

Ballinderreen – 1905

The W.A. Record 13th May, 1905 p.6 (abridged) Great excitement prevailed at Ballinderreen on Wednesday (says the “Freeman” April 1), connected with service of processes for non-payment of rent upon tenants of the St. George estate. A fortnight ago the process-server, under the protection of a number of police, attempted to serve the processes, but … Continue reading

Ballinderreen, Kinvara – 1909

Connacht Tribune 4th December, 1909 p.8 To the Editor, Connacht Tribune Sir, I would suggest to the police doing protection duty on the Tyrone estate to watch the sky; they may catch Jack Dunne’s air-ship, the “Hope of Europe,” and they might find the hope of the tenants on the Tyrone estate. The R.I.C. are … Continue reading

Tyrone House – 1920

Tuam Herald 4th September, 1920 p.2 (abridged) A correspondent sends us some interesting  details of the malicious burning of Tyrone House, the ancestral home of the St. Georges – a family settled in Ireland for over three hundred years, and for over one hundred, the most prominent and influential in the county of Galway. This … Continue reading

Kinvara – 1951

Connacht Tribune 3rd March, 1951 p.3 Kinvara was the scene of feverish activity on Sunday when the Ballinderreen Platoon, under Lieut. E. Quinn; Dooras Platoon, under Cpl. M. Fahy, and Kinvara Platoon under Vol. M. Quinn, held a Field Day for the purpose of holding star grading tests. Forty volunteers were tested and although the … Continue reading

The Long Black Hand – Richard Cronnolly, Ballinderreen – 1864

Connacht Tribune – 25th February, 1972 Richard Cronnolly was born in Ballinderreen Co Galway in 1828. He joined the Dublin Metropolitan Police and spent his spare time in the Record Office where he studied old documents. Without any assistance, financial or otherwise, he found a publisher willing to give the result of his researches to … Continue reading

The brave men of Ballinderreen – 1910

Connacht Tribune 16th April, 1910 p4 If the people emulate the example of the brave men of Ballinderreen, by keeping their counsels to themselves, and giving no quarter to traitors, the days of landlord rule and rent office truculence are numbered in the district. The descendants of the men of Kinvara and Duras who, in … Continue reading

Welcome home – Kinvara – 1910

Connacht Tribune 24th Dec 1910 p5 (abridged) On Monday morning the Kinvara cattle drivers, M.H. Donohoe, Gortnaclogh; T. Gorman, John Hynes, P. Healy, Bartly Quinn, Moy, and John Smith, Kinvara, were released from Galway Jail after undergoing a term of six months’ imprisonment. They were tried at the Summer Assizes and sentenced by Judge Kenny … Continue reading

Up Ballinderreen! – 1888

New Zealand Tablet 10th February, 1888 p9 Over 200 men from the parish of Ballinderreen assembled at Kilcolgan to build a house for Redmond Grealy, an evicted tenant, Grealy was evicted in 1883 by William St. George, Tyrone House, his landlord. Since his eviction Grealy has made a long and stubborn fight to keep a … Continue reading

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