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Census of Hollywood

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 Full title: Townlands / Streets in Hollywood (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage  URL: http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

When Viewed: Contents correct as of April 2013.

Publisher / Place of Publication: National Archives of Ireland / Bishop Street, Dublin 8.

About: The Census returns for the Hollywood District Electoral Division arranged alphabetically by townland. The 1901 census was taken on 31st March 1901. The 1911 census was taken on 2nd April 1911.

Contents: Athgreany — Ballintober — Ballysize — Bannagroe — Broughills Hills — Conlans Hill — Dragonhill — Drumreagh — Dunboyke — Glebe — Harristown — Hollywood — Johnstown — Knocknastreile — Knockroe — Mullycagh — Newtown — Rathattin — Scalp — Slievecorragh — Toor — Walterstown — Woodenboley

Extra #1: Browse the 1901 Census for Hollywood DED

Extra #2: Browse the 1911 Census for Hollywood DED

Dedication of Knockananna Church

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Full title: Blessing and Opening  of the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Knockananna by His Lordship Most Reverend Dr. P. Lennon, Wednesday March 1st, 1978

Creator / Author: [Knockananna Church]

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 4p

When Published: 1978

Publisher / Place of Publication: [Knockananna Church] / Knockananna, Co. Wicklow.

About: A commemorative booklet which sets out the order of service for the Mass celebrating the opening of the local church in 1978.

ID number(s): None

Extra #1: Link to Knockananna Church information via the Hacketstown Parish website.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this booklet.

Levitating over Limerick

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Full title: Richard Crosbie’s Aerial Voyage from Limerick, 1786

Creator / Author: Larry Walsh

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 7p

Journal Information: Old Limerick Journal, Number 31, Winter 1994, pp. 4-10

When Published: 1994

Publisher / Place of Publication: Old Limerick Society / Limerick

About: An article on the first  balloon flight in Limerick made by Richard Crosbie. It uses contemporary accounts from the Limerick Chronicle to describe the preparations leading up to the ascent and the progress thereafter.

WW Connection #1: Richard Crosbie was born in Baltinglass in West Wicklow.

Extra #1: includes several illustrations

Extra #2: Read this article online courtesy of Limerick City Libraries Local Studies website.

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Hat-Tip: To Limerick City Libraries who have arranged for the digitisation of this article and its free accessibility online.


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