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In The Footsteps of Dean Swift

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Full title: Mark of Protest: an autobiography

Creator / Author: Victor Griffin

Item Type / Page count: Book / 235p

When Published: 1993

Publisher / Place of Publication: Gill & Macmillan Ltd. / Goldenbridge, Dublin 8.

About: This is the autobiography of The Very Reverend Victor Gilbert Benjamin Griffin, also known as Dean Victor Griffin. He is a Church of Ireland clergyman, who after spending over 20 years ministering in Derry, was appointed Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. He held this position from 1969 to 1991 and became a well-known figure in Irish public life.

ID number(s): 0717118746

Chapters: Acknowledgements — Childhood — Farm — Living in a Minority Community — Kilkenny — Mountjoy — Trinity — Derry — Northern Divisions — Daphne — St. Patrick’s Cathedral — Appeal — Croke Park and Lansdowne Road — Visitors to St. Patrick’s – Dublin in Crisis – Inflammatory Words – Battling for Pluralism – Ecumenical Needs – The Protestant Perspective – Index.

WW Connection #1: Victor Griffin was born in Carnew in South West Wicklow in 1924.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #3: Includes eight pages of black & white photographs.

Extra #4: View the 1911 Census Return for the Griffins of Woolgreen Street, Carnew.

Timothy Clifford O’Connor R.I.P. 1913

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Full title: The Late Rev. Chancellor T.C. O’Connor [obituary]

Creator / Author: W.B. Wells (editor)

Item Type / Page count: Magazine Article / 1pp

Journal Information: The Church of Ireland Gazette, Volume LV, Number 1742, p. 512

When Published: June 13th, 1913

Publisher / Place of Publication: Church of Ireland Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd., / 61 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin.

About: A one-page obituary of Rev. Timothy Clifford O’Connor. He was described as being “an uncompromising opponent of Home Rule”. Outside of the political field, he appears to have been less strident and maintained good relations with people of all denominations.

ID number(s): None

WW Connection #1: Rev. T.C. O’Connor was Curate in Blessington Parish from 1872-74, before spending nearly the next 40 years as Rector of Donaghmore and Donard Parish.

Extra #1: Includes black & white photograph.

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

Extra #3: Link to the Online Archive of Church of Ireland Gazette. As of August 2016, all issues for 1911-1923 are online. To find this particular article input the search terms “Chancellor Timothy” under the tab ‘Please Enter Your Search Below’.

Extra #4: Browse the 1901 Census entry for T.C. O’Connor in Donaghmore.

Extra #5: Browse the 1911 Census entry for T.C. O’Connor in Donaghmore.

Hat-Tip: To the Representative Church Body Library (RCBL) for making this issue available and freely accessibility online. To read more about this publication and to make a contribution towards the digitization of further issues, please visit the Church of Ireland blog.

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.

Tithes Payable by Blessington Folk from 1833

Full title: Townlands in Blessington (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: Genealogical Society of Utah in partnership with The National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage URL: http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

When Viewed: Contents described are those showing when viewed in February 2014.

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

About: Tithe Applotment Books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in an attempt to determine how much the holders of agricultural land over 1 acre should pay in taxes or tithes to the established Church of Ireland. These books list the name of the head of each relevant household outside of urban areas. A Tithe Applotment book was compiled for each Church of Ireland parish. Some of the transcribed names of people and places are not 100% accurate, but the original entries may be viewed for clarification.

Contents: Ballydonnell – Ballylow – Ballynabrocky – Ballynatona – Ballynasculloge – Ballyward – Blackrock – Blessington — Blessington Demesne – Burgage – Burgage More – Burgage Moyle – Burgage Moyle Glashina – Burgage Moyle Russellstown – Butterhill – Crosscoolharbour – Deerpark – Dillonsdown – Edmondstown – Glashina — Haylands – Hempstown – Holyvalley – Lower Ballynasculloge — Lower Ballysmuttan — Lower Knockieran – Lugnagun — Merry Land – Oldcourt – Paddocks – Russborough – Russellstown – Santryhill — Threecastles and Goldenhill – Threecastles — Upper Ballynasculloge — Upper Ballysmuttan — Upper Knockieran.

Extra #1: Browse the Tithe Applotment Book(s) for Blessington Parish

Hat-Tip: To the Genealogical Society of Utah and The National Archives of Ireland who have arranged for the digitisation of these records and their free accessibility online.

Tithes Payable by Liscolman Folk from 1830

Full title: Townlands in Liscolman (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: Genealogical Society of Utah in partnership with The National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage  URL: http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

When Viewed: Contents described are those showing when viewed in January 2014.

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

About: Tithe Applotment Books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in an attempt to determine how much the holders of agricultural land over 1 acre should pay in taxes or tithes to the established Church of Ireland. These books list the name of the head of each relevant household outside of urban areas. A Tithe Applotment book was compiled for each Church of Ireland parish. Some of the transcribed names of people and places are not 100% accurate, but the original entries may be viewed for clarification.

Contents: Knockeen — Liscolman — Knockloe — Rath

Extra #1: Browse the Tithe Applotment Book(s) for Liscolman Parish

Hat-Tip: To the Genealogical Society of Utah and The National Archives of Ireland who have arranged for the digitisation of these records and their free accessibility online.

Tithes Payable by Aghowle Folk from 1825

Full title: Townlands in Aghowle (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: Genealogical Society of Utah in partnership with The National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage  URL: http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

When Viewed: Contents described are those showing when viewed in November 2013.

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

About: Tithe Applotment Books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in an attempt to determine how much the holders of agricultural land over 1 acre should pay in taxes or tithes to the established Church of Ireland. These books list the name of the head of each relevant household outside of urban areas. A Tithe Applotment book was compiled for each Church of Ireland parish. Some of the transcribed names of people and places are not 100% accurate, but the original entries may be viewed for clarification.

Contents: Aghowle — Ballard — Barnacashel — Boley — Coolkenna — Crone — Killabeg — Killinure — Lower Money — Lumcloon — Minmore — Mungacullin — Quigginroe — Raheenakit — Upper Money

Extra #1: Browse the Tithe Applotment Book(s) for Aghowle Parish.

Hat-Tip: To the Genealogical Society of Utah and The National Archives of Ireland who have arranged for the digitisation of these records and their free accessibility online.

Three Parishes History

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Full title: The story of Baltinglass: a history of the parishes of Baltinglass, Ballynure and Rathbran in County Wicklow

Creator / Author: Claude Chavasse

Item Type / Page count: Book / 75pp

When Published: 1970

Publisher / Place of Publication: [The Author] / [Briska, Lemybrien, Co. Waterford].

About: In the course of writing a short guide for tourists visiting Baltinglass Abbey, the local rector, Canon Claude Chavasse, found there was so much material that a local history book could be written. This he did shortly after moving to County Waterford. The book is an excellent introduction to the history of the areas that comprise the three parishes.

ID number(s): None

Chapters: Preface — Before history – 1. Monuments 2. Legends – The coming of the Monks  – The Abbey buildings – Life in the Abbey –Life outside the Abbey — After the Dissolution – The Stratford Ascendancy – Notes on the O’Neills of Mount Neill — Baltinglass in the 19th and 20th Centuries – [Appendices]  A. Glossary — B. Abbots of Baltinglass – C. Rectors etc of Baltinglass — D. Parish Priests of Baltinglass and Ballynure – E. Curates (R.C.) of Baltinglass and Ballynure – F. Rectors of Ballynure – G. Perpetual curates and Incumbents of Rathbran – H. Patent of Sir Charles Willmott, 1618.

Extra #1: Contains map, plan and ten photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Tithes Payable by Rathsallagh Folk from 1825

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Full title: Townlands in Rathsallagh (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: Genealogical Society of Utah in partnership with The National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage  URL: http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

When Viewed: Contents described are those showing when viewed in November 2013.

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

About: Tithe Applotment Books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in an attempt to determine how much the holders of agricultural land over 1 acre should pay in taxes or tithes to the established Church of Ireland. These books list the name of the head of each relevant household outside of urban areas. A Tithe Applotment book was compiled for each Church of Ireland parish. Some of the transcribed names of people and places are not 100% accurate, but the original entries may be viewed for clarification.

Contents: Rathsallagh

Extra #1: Browse the Tithe Applotment Book(s) for Rathsallagh Parish.

Hat-Tip: To the Genealogical Society of Utah and The National Archives of Ireland who have arranged for the digitisation of these records and their free accessibility online.

Second Collection of Articles on West Wicklow History

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Full title: Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society: Number 2, 1985-1986

Creator / Author: West Wicklow Historical Society & contributors.

Item Type / Page count: Journal (Complete issue) / 88p

When Published: 1985 /6

Publisher / Place of Publication: West Wicklow Historical Society / Baltinglass (?), Co. Wicklow.

About: The second publication of a set of articles on aspects of West Wicklow history. This issue covers locations from Blessington to Tinahely with contributions from natives of the area and other historians.

ID number(s): 0790-1739

Contents: West Wicklow Historical Society 1985 Officers — Honorary Life Members of WWHS — Ireland’s First Aviator – a Baltinglass man? — Editorial / Maria Brosnan — Main st. (South side) Baltinglass 1894 (compiled from Land Valuation Office Revision Books and Slater’s Directory of Ireland 1894) / Paul Gorry — The Society’s Report / Maeve Baker — He lived in the Slaney / Jerome Keogh — Kilcommon Church of Ireland School, Tinahely / H. B. Weir — A Cemetary Cairn at Carrig, Blessington, Co. Wicklow / Theo Clarke — Michael Dwyer in Captivity / Con Costello — ‘Kilranelagh’, a poem / James J. Doyle (1869-1916) — The Valentine Family -Part 2: The Valentines of Donard / Paul Gorry & Anthony E. S. Valentine — Some West Wicklow Memorial Inscriptions / Brian Cantwell — Merginstown School, Dunlavin / Maura Kelly — Wicklow Biographies: No.5: Mór Ó Toole / Danny Boland — Wicklow Biographies No.6: Albina Ó Molloy / Cora Crampton — Wicklow Biographies: No.7: Thomas Eustace, 1st Viscount Baltinglass / Cora Crampton — Fishing for Pearl in the King’s River / Maria Brosnan — The Greenes and Kilranelagh House / Paul Gorry — The Railway Children (the Cott Family) / Liam Kenny — Aspects of the Land War at Local Level, Phase One: 1879-1882 / Joseph Rattigan — Local Agricultural Methods c.1803 / Paul Baker — The Homes of Imaal, a poem / Jerome Keogh — Graney / Dorothy Leonard — Index to the Coolattin Estate Records, 1847-56, Part 2 / Paul Gorry — Thirty Five Years in West Wicklow (“Going to the Country”) / Rhoda Byrne — Appreciations: John Ó Donovan, Jimmy Nolan of The Wood, Joseph Morrin — Book Reviews / Joseph Rattigan and Paul Gorry — List of Members.

Extra #1: Contains black & white photographs and cover illustrations.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

From Orphanage to Ordination

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Full title: That could never be: a memoir

Creator / Author: Kevin Dalton with Patrick Semple

Item Type / Page count: Book / 192p

When Published: 2003

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

About: A memoir of the life of Kevin Dalton, who as a child spent fourteen years in orphanages. He had always wanted to be ordained as a Church of Ireland clergyman and book goes on to detail how that ambition came to be achieved.

ID number(s): 1856073939 / 9781856073936

Chapters: Beginnings (1932-1941) — The Havergal (1941-1949) — Another world (Christmas 1942) — Moyaliffe (1942-1949) — Hens and eggs (1949-1951) — The Harding  (1951-1954) — The Mill and The Flat (1952-1961) — Trinity (1961-1966) — The States (1966-1967) — Stillorgan (1967-1972) — Drumcondra, North Strand (1972-1979) — Monkstown (1979- ).

WW Connection #1: Co-author, Patrick Semple, was one time rector of Donaghmore and Donard Parish.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #3: Link to the co-author’s website:  http://www.patricksemple.ie/index.php

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