Kilcolgan

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I’m thinking tonight of Kilcolgan

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0033B, Page 10_051National Folklore Collection, UCD.Greta St. George, Ballinderreen NS No 1I’m thinking tonight of KilcolganThat village far over the seaTo the cottage wherein I was bornMy memory it brings back to meIm thinking tonight of Kilcolgan No 2The stile that I often climbed overThe garden where many flowers grewAnd mother … Continue reading

Kilcolgan Farm – 1910

Connacht Tribune 9th July, 1910 p3 Kilcolgan Farm Vice-President Roveagh Branch answers Mr. St. George. Mr Thomas.Kilkelly of Rhynn, Kilcolgan writes in reply to a letter which appeared in our correspondence columns under the above heading, signed by R. St. George, in which reference has been made to a “Mr. Kilkelly.” I have, (he says), … Continue reading

Local herbs

Patsy Noone, Kilcolgan from Tommy McDonald, Kilcolgan Around my home and on our farm there are lots of herbs growing. The thistle is a tall pricky weed and when it is over ripe the seeds blow around and destroy the land and hay. There is a white flower growing on our land named vinvan. It … 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

Highway robbery – 1911

The Newsletter (Sydney) 16th September, 1911 p11 Masked men recently perpetrated a daring robbery of the car caring the mails from Kilcolgan, Co Galway to Ballyvaughan. The car was held up by a party of masked men, all of whom were armed. A revolver was pointed at the driver who dismounted and fled for safety. … Continue reading

Scandalous – 1909

THE TUAM HERALD, TUAM, CO GALWAY 14th August, 1909 It is scandalous to find that when returning from the Galway Races, Patrick Conlon, of Kilcolgan, when approaching Clarenbridge was actually fired at. Conlon was wounded in both legs, and the horse was struck in the neck. The animal became restive and proceeded along the road … 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

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