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Protestant and Proudly Bilingual

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Full title: An Ghaeilge in Eaglais na hÉireann

Creator / Author:Risteárd Giltrap

Item Type / Page count: Book / 151p

When Published: 1990

Publisher / Place of Publication: Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise / [Ardteampall Chríost, Baile Átha Cliath 8]

About: All you need to know about how the Church of Ireland has embraced the Irish Language over the centuries. This book, published by the Irish Guild of the Church of Ireland and written in Irish, traces the history of the use of the Irish Language in the Church of Ireland up to the twentieth-century.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Buíochas – Brollach – Réamhfhocal — An Mhocheaglais – Lámhschríbhiní agus Scoileanna na Manach — Cailliúint an Neamhspleáchais: Brú ar na nGaelige — Ré Éilíse — Ábhar scríofa tri Ghaeilge – Tiomna Nua Uí Dhomhnaill — Coinnealbhá Éilíse — Bunú Choláiste naTríonóide — Aistriú an Leabhar Urnaí le Uilliam Ó Domhnaill — An Ghaeilge i gColáiste naTríonóide — Bedell — Údarás na hEaglaise I gcoimhlint le Bedell — Comhthionól Eaglaise 1634 agus an 28ú d’Anraoi VIII — Patrick Dunkin – Reachtaire i nDomhnach Mór, Condae an Dúin — Polasaí an Ghalldachais san Eaglais — Polasaí Iompaitheoireachta: John Richardson – Reachtaire ar pharóiste Anna nó Béal Tairbert — Hugh Boulter mar phríomháidh ag ullmhú d’Eaglais Aontaithe Shasana agus Éireann — Bunú an Chumainn chun oideachas a chur chun cinn i measc bhochtáin na hÉireann sa bhliain 1811 (An Cumann Phlás Chill Dara) — An Irish Society — Bille Oideachais Stanley 1831 — An ‘Society for the Preservation of the Irish Language’ agus Tomás Ó Néil Ruiséil — Euseby Cleaver – Maxwell Close – Conradh na Gaeilge – Seirbhísí trí Ghaeilge: An tUrramach James Hannay: Déan Bernard – Ó Casey; Blythe; Irvine; Deacon – Bunú Chumann Gaelach na hEaglaise – An Crinniú bunaidh 29.4.14 agus Cuspóirí an Chumainn – Aidhmeanna an Chumainn á gcur i gcrích; An ceangal leis an Mhocheaglais: Ranganna do lucht foghlama na Gaeilge – An Scoilt sa chumann ‘Comhluadar Gaodhalach na Fiadhnaise’ – An Eaglais in amhras faoin gCumann: Seoirse de Rút – Bunú an ‘tEaglaiseacht Gaodhalach’. An Cumann gníomhach i gcúrsaí eaglasta agus i gcúrsaí náisiúnta – An scoilt leigheasta: Aidhmeanna an ‘Gaelic Churchman’ – An tUrramach Canónach Willis mar Uachtarán ar an gCumann – Fáilte mhór d’ Eamonn de Valéra – An tArdeaspag J.A.F. Gregg ina chara maith don gCumann – Polasaí an Chumainn i leith na Gaelige éigeantaí: Bunú Choláiste Moibhí – Bás Neilí Uí Bhriain agus Deireadh leis an Gaelic Churchman – Am daingnaithe agus neathaithe don Chumann: Dearcadh ní ba dhearfaí i leith na Gaelige – Leas-Uachtarán an Chumainn ina Uacharán ar Éirinn 1938 – An Teampall Molyneux: An ‘K’ Club: An Buachaillín Buí – Eaglais dá gcuid féin ag an gCummann – Eaglais Naomh Finghin – Cinneadh chun Leabhar Urnaí Nua agus Leabhar iomann nua a gcur i gcló – An Cinneadh chun éirí as Eaglais Naomh Finghin: Dhá mhórshaothar curtha i gcrích – Tosach na Seascaidí – Deireadh na Seascaidí – Éarlaimh agus Oifigigh an Chumainn 1970: Flaithiúlacht an Chumainn: Feachtas bolscaireachta dírithe ar na Scoileanna – Seirbhísí Lá ‘le Pádraig: Seirbhísí Éacuiméineachta: Dónal Fíoroirmh. Caird ina Uachtarán ar an gCumann – Easpa ministéirí le cumas Gaeilge: Móréachtaí Chosslett Uí Chuinn ar son an Chumainn – An Chríoch – Leabharliosta.

WW Connection #1: The author, Risteárd Giltrap hails from Glashina, near Blessington.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Contains many black and white photographs and illustrations.

Extra #4: This book won a prize in Comórtas an Oireachtais 1989.

Extra #5: Cumann Gaelach na hEaglaise – the Irish Guild of the Church of Ireland was founded 100 years ago today. Comhghairdeas! Visit their website and their Facebook Page.

Merlins Make the Mountains Magical

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Full title: Merlins of the Wicklow Mountains

Creator / Author: Anthony McElheron

Item Type / Page count: Book / 86p

When Published: 2005

Publisher / Place of Publication: Currach Press / 55A Spruce Avenue, Stillorgan  Industrial Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

About: A study of the smallest falcon species in Ireland. The book concentrates on a pair of birds based in the Wicklow Mountains and is a delightful natural history of both the bird and its surroundings. Many years of observation went into the making of this labour of love which showcases one of our most secretive birds.

ID number(s): 1856079333

Chapters:  Acknowledgements – Preface – Background – The Children of Duff Hill: a Chronology – Winter Survival – Mixed Woodlands – Some Site Notes — The Future – Picture Credits – Index.

WW Connection #1: Who cares if they are West Wicklow birds or not? They are welcome in West Wicklow anytime!

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Includes several colour photographs and a map of merlin breeding sites in Co. Wicklow.

 

Households in Freynestown Parish in middle of 19th century

Book cover image Full title: Parish of Freynestown

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / eDoc / 2p

When Published: 1854

Publisher / Place of Publication: Alexander Thom and Sons for Her Majesty’s Stationary Office / 87 Abbey Street, Dublin.

Parent Publication [book]: County of Wicklow: valuation of the several tenements comprising that portion of the Union of Baltinglass situate in the county above named / Richard Griffith, General Valuation Office / 106pp

About: The property tax system of 1850’s Ireland. It was the first major attempt at valuing property. This section lists householders in the Parish of Freynestown, part of the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Baltinglass in West Wicklow.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Byrneshill — Freynestown Hill — Freynestown Lower– Freynestown Upper — Knockbawn — Moanvawn — Shepherdshill — Toolestown.

Extra #1: Read the entries for  GV Freynestown Parish (pdf file).

Extra #2: Search Griffiths Valuation and link to contemporary maps at AskAboutIreland.ie

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide

Rather Good Guide to Rathgall

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Full title: Rathgall, Co. Wicklow

Creator / Author: Text by Katharina Becker

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 6p

When Published: December 2010

Publisher / Place of Publication: Archaeology Ireland / Media House, South County Business Park, Dublin 18.

About: This is a glossy A4 brochure which folds out to the equivalent of six A4-size pages. It is Number 51 in the Archaeology Ireland Heritage Guide Series. It is a beautifully presented summation of what is known about the hillfort of Rathgall in South West Wicklow.

ID number(s): None. The ID number 0790-892X printed on the brochure relates to the journal ‘Archaeology Ireland’.

Contents: Introduction – Visible features – The excavation – Rathgall through time – The hillfort ramparts – The area within rampart 1 – The eastern area of industrial activity – The eastern Bronze Age burial complex – Iron Age, medieval and post-medieval activity – Further reading.

Extra #1: includes several colour photographs, plus plans, plus maps.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #4: Read this publication online via JSTOR. [Personal registration / conditions apply]. Alternatively, your local public library may provide free online access to the publication.

Hollywood Lives 1852-1911

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Full title: Reconstructing a Parish for Genealogical Research

Creator / Author: Brendan Corrigan

Item Type / Page count: Magazine Article / 2p

Journal Information: Irish Roots, Issue No. 89, pp. 20-21

When Published: Spring 2014

Publisher / Place of Publication: Maureen Phibbs, Irish Roots Media Ltd., / Blackrock, Blessington, Co. Wicklow.

About: A description of a genealogical project which details the occupiers of all the houses that existed within the parish of Hollywood between the time of Griffiths Valuation in 1852 until the Census of 1911. The project was exhibited at the Hollywood Fair in 2013 as part of the activities related to ‘The Gathering’.

ID number(s): 0791-6329

WW Connection #1: Irish Roots Magazine is published in Blessington in West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Includes some colour photographs and a sample table of information.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #4: Visit the magazine website at: www.irishrootsmagazine.com

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