Loughrea

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Loughrea – 1784

VOLUNTEERS JOURNAL OF THE IRISH HERALD 4TH JUNE, 1784 PAGE ONE (abridged) At a meeting of the Gentlemen, Clergy and other inhabitants of the county of Galway, at Loughrea, on Tuesday the 25th of May, 1784 pursuant to public notice Colonel PERSSE in the chair, the following resolutions were unanimously agreed to; 1. that to … Continue reading

Galway – 1846

Indiana State Sentinel 19th march, 1846 The government has again learned the necessity to increase the military force in Galway. A troop of the 13th Light Dragoons from Gort, arrived here on Tuesday, under the command of Captain Hamilton, for the purpose of repressing any outbreak among the people which may arise owing to the … Continue reading

Loughrea – 1840

South Australian 2nd April, 1840 p.6 In the Dublin Monitor of the 26th of October last, a long Report is contained of the proceedings of a recent meeting held at Loughrea, in the county of Galway, with the view of promoting emigration to South Australia. The meeting was attended by all the influential landed proprietors … 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

Loughrea – 1844

The Australian 11th Jan, 1844 (abridged) The first monster meeting since the prorogation of Parliament, came off at Loughrea, in the county of Galway, about ninety miles from Dublin, on Sunday. Mr. O’Connell went with his friends from Dublin in a carriage and four to Ballinasloe. He departed from thence about twelve o’clock on Sunday … Continue reading

Frongoch – 1916

The Connacht Tribune, 1st July, 1916 (abridged) The censor of Frongoch internment camp informs us that Tuesdays and Thursdays are visiting days from 2 to 3 p.m. Prisoners can receive only one visit a month, and applications for permits must be made in writing to the Commandant, allowing sufficient time for reply by post. No … Continue reading

Dances at New York – 1931

Connacht Tribune 11th April, 1931 p.22 The New West of Ireland Ballroom at 884 Columbus Avenue, New York, recently taken over by the two Galway partners, Mike Tierney and Bob Connolly, is enjoying a wonderful patronage. A successful Galway dance was held there on Sunday night which brought patrons hailing from Kinvara, Gort, Loughrea, Tuam … Continue reading

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

Kinvara Quay – and Tram – 1838

Tuam Herald 28th September, 1839 p.2 (excerpt of letter from Mr T. Bermingham to “To the Guardians of the unions of Loughres, Gort, Ballinasloe and Tuam, especially – and to the inhabitants of the County Galway in General.”) I have lately examined the southern coast of the Bay of Galway, and from the trade at … Continue reading

Loughrea – 1887

New Zealand Tabled 22nd April 1887 p19 On January 15 placards were posted in Loughrea and neighbourhood calling upon the tenants on the estates of Lord Clonbrock and other landlords to meet at four o’clock on the following day at the Cross roads, Holyhill. A strong force of police was consequently despatched to the place, … Continue reading

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