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Gathering up Kiltegan History

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Full title: Kiltegan : the Gathering 2013

Creator / Author: Kiltegan ‘Gathering’ Committee

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 56p

When Published: 2012

Publisher / Place of Publication: Kiltegan ‘Gathering’ Committee / Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow

About: A handsomely-produced booklet that uses ‘The Gathering Ireland 2013’ nationwide event as the focus for looking back at Kiltegan and aspects of its history. The booklet mainly contains short articles of 1-2 pages mostly written by Mary Hickson although several other people have contributed pieces as well.

ID number(s): None

WW Connection #1: Apart from the subject matter, the booklet was printed in Baltinglass.

Chapters: Kiltegan – your own place — Kiltegan Village  — Early Kiltegan — The Hume connection with Kiltegan — Kilranelagh – Talbotstown — Michael Dwyer — Bicentenary of Saint Peter’s Church, Kiltegan (1806-2006) — Church of the Assumption, Tynock — St. Brigid’s Church, Talbotstown — Naomh Treasa National School, Tynock — Scoil Naomh Bríd, Talbotstown — St. Peter’s National School, Kiltegan — Memories of walking home from Tynock School in the 1960’s — St. Patrick’s Missionary Society, High Park — Slí an Chroí — The Kiltegan Village People (listing those living 70-80 years ago, 50 years ago and 25 years ago) — Kiltegan Village Crossroads — Kiltegan GAA Club — Kiltegan Camogie Club — Two Great Gaels — Kiltegan ICA — St. Tegan’s Hall — Kiltegan Drama — Set Dancing — St. Peter’s Parish Centre — Hill walking in the Kiltegan area — Emigration from Kiltegan — The human face of the recession — ‘Gathering’ Calendar of events 2013 — Bibliography.

Extra #1: includes numerous full colour & black/white photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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8 thoughts on “Gathering up Kiltegan History

  1. Ann Ricketts on said:

    I have recently found that I am a direct descendant from Kiltegan. I would like to receive a copy of this publication. There is no cost or place to order on the website. Is it available electronically?

  2. Con O'Toole on said:

    Hi,
    I am trying to trace relatives – Toole family name . I understand they lived in Kiltegan and are on the 1901/1911 census. I would like to learn more about them etc. and would appreciate any help. Is it possible to advise my name to the author so that I can obtain a copy of the booklet and possibly find other contacts/information.Thank you.
    Con.

    • Dear Con,
      Thank you for your comment. We will provide you with contact details of someone who may be able to supply a copy of this publication. We will send this information via the email address that you have provided.
      West Wicklow Bookshelf

  3. Mai Boyle on said:

    Where can I buy this booklet? My name is Mai Boyle nee Kelly.My family are originally from Talbotstown

  4. Dear Mai,
    Thank you for your enquiry. We are not sure if this booklet is still available. However, we will provide you with contact details of someone who may be able to confirm. We will send this information via the email address that you have provided.
    West Wicklow Bookshelf

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