New Quay

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An unfortunate rencontre – New Quay – 1844

Irish Examiner 22nd July, 1844 p.1 A paragraph, extracted from the Clare Journal, has been making the round of Metropolitan papers, with reference to an alleged unprovoked assault of some Claddaghmen on a trawling party from New Quay. Upon the most unquestionable authority we have it that the Claddagh boats were quietly proceeding to their … Continue reading

New Quay – 1933

Connacht Tribune 27th May, 1933 p.6 (abridged) No progressive or prideful village, however small it may seem to those who do not live in it, likes to be isolated from the main stream of traffic. Yet this is what will happen to the village of New Quay if the present scheme of steamrolling the road … Continue reading

Storm – 1861

Freeman’s Journal 8th August, 1861 p4 Monday evening the poor Claddagh fishermen went out in great numbers, hoping to profit by the myriads of herrings that swarm our bay. It was blowing moderately at the time from the N.W., but a few hours later it blew a regular gale from the westward, scattering the hookers … Continue reading

A sensational incident – 1911

Connacht Tribune 15th July, 1911 p.4 (abridged) On Friday morning of last week, about 4.30 a.m., the mail car from Kinvara to Ballyvaughan was held up at Curranroo, Co. Clare, by an armed man, who sprang from behind a wall and, pointing a revolver at the driver, shouted, “Hands up,” and took possession of the … Continue reading

New Quay Bazaar – 1890

Freeman’s Journal 23rd August, 1890 p.12 Freeman’s Journal 23rd August, 1890 p.12 Among the winning numbers of Bazaar held at New Quay, County Clare, on Thursday 21st August, 1890; Epergne –  Annie Rourke, Corofin, County Clare. Album  – Thomas Fahy, Rhine, Finavara Two Mufflers –  Michael Curtin, Philadelphia Pinafore –  Mr J O’Shea, New Quay. … Continue reading

New Quay – 1907

Nenagh News 17th August, 1907p3 (abridged) New Quay is encircled on the south side by the rugged range of the Burren Mountains showing the ancient ruins of Corcumroe Abbey, Aughmama Abbey, Mucknish castle, and other castellated ruins along Bellharbour Bay, with the villages of Curranroe, Kinvara, Bellharbour, Ballyvaughan and Finavara, in the immediate vicinity. The … 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

Burren Barracks protest – 1929

Connacht Tribune 1909-current, 02.03.1929, page 7 Poteen running Over one hundred and fifty signatures, headed by that of the parish priest, have been appended to a petition of protest against the proposed removal of the civic guards’ barracks from New Quay, County Clare. The petition has been forwarded to the Chief Commissioner and is as … Continue reading

Cruinniú na mBád – New Quay – 1835

Freeman’s Journal 14th December, 1835 P4 A few days ago a regatta took place at New Quay. Mr O’Connell Esq., M.P. acted as commodore, and he and John Scott, of Cahercon, Esq., both subscribed 10/s towards the amusements. The sailing and rowing matches were excellent. The chief race for hookers was won by a Connemara … Continue reading

Ballyvaughan/New Quay – 1849

Parliamentary Papers; 1780- 1849 Volll 11, Part 1. p138(abridged) In the Ballyvaughan and New Quay District the Subscribers state that several of the chief Proprietors, who are mainly non residents, contribute nothing to the Dispensary. In proof of this statement eighteen such individuals were mentioned, whose joint annual rental is £12,000 a year. As the … Continue reading

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