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Third Baltinglass Parish Review

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Full title: The Review 2006: a year in the life of Baltinglass, Bigstone, Grangecon and Stratford.

Creator / Author: Compiled by the Communications Sub-Group of St. Joseph’s Parish Pastoral Council, photography by Bryan Mulhall & Nigel Gillis Photography

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 48pp

When Published: 2006

Publisher / Place of Publication: St. Joseph’s Parish Baltinglass / Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow.

About: This is the third issue of an annual publication. Within its A4-sized format, it chronicles activities in the parish during the year, publishes short articles of general or historical interest and includes photographs past and present. Contemporary advertisements help to provide a snapshot of local economic activity.

ID number(s): None

Contents: A Word from the Parish Priest / Tommy Dillon – Foreword – The Transition Era / Frank Hunt – A Mission of a Lifetime with Habitat for Humanity in Nicaragua / David Brennan and Abe Scheele – Baltinglass Ladies GAA Club / Damien Patterson – Baltinglass Bowls / Edward Lawrence — Saint Josephs Church Baltinglass – Moving Home / Gerorda Stamp – Special Olympics Ireland Games in Belfast – Fairtrade Fortnight / Fr. Pádraig Shelley – Ryder Cup Experience / Mai Quaid – 4th Wicklow, Baltinglass Scouts Group / Nellie Barrett – Gasoga Catoilieidhe na hEireann (Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland) Kildare and Leighlin 4th Wicklow Division – Grange Con Cricket Team – Quinn’s Golf Society – Baltinglass Town A.F.C. – Baltinglass Badminton Club Opens New Facility – Naomh Padraig / Mary Ryder – My Mosney Memories / Hannah Dowling – Stratford on Slaney National School – School Garden – A Dream Come True / Alan Norton – From Grangecon to Baltinglass / Kathleen Fleming – Orla Long — Picture Gallery – Tearmann Garden / Mary Carmody – Wicklow Vocational Schools Team Win the All Ireland – Scoil Chonglais Takes Top Prize in Environmental Awareness Awards – Paddy McDonald – Bigstone National School – Feile Peil na nOg – Three in a Row for Scoil Chonglais in Thrilling Camogie Clash – Our Parish Mission — Baltinglass Adult Learning Centre / Annette Mangan – John Thomond O’Brien – The Tullow Line / Cora Crampton – Baltinglass & District Active Retirement Association / Mary Vernon – Baltinglass Park – Trek to Everest Base Camp / Eddie Hillan – Stratford / Grangecon GAA Juvenile Club – Bacon Curing in Baltinglass in the Early Part of the Century / Maureen D’arcy – Fair Days in Baltinglass in the Late Twenties / Tommy O’Connor – Feile Peil na nOg / David Whelan – Balto Rocks – Kid’s Quiz – Back Cover Picture Gallery.

Extra #1: Contains three full pages of photographs, not counting pictures included in individual articles.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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Fourth Collection of Articles on West Wicklow History

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Full title: Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society: Number 4, 2007

Creator / Author: West Wicklow Historical Society & contributors, joint editors Chris Lawlor, Donal McDonnell

Item Type / Page count: Journal (Complete issue) / 102p

When Published: 2007

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

About: The fourth 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.

ID number(s): 0790-1739

Contents: Preface — Secretary’s Report — Not the usual suspects: some lesser-known books of West Wicklow interest / Richard B. Lennon — West Wicklow and the 1641 Rebellion / Chris Lawlor — Sons of the soil: aspects of the G.A.A. in Wicklow in the early 1890’s / John Glennon — Ar gCeanntar Dúchas / Peadar C. Ó Cuilinn — The West Wicklow Historical Society Officers 2007 — The eviction of the Ballylow tenants on the Blessington Estate in 1852 / Kathy Trant — A brief statistical analysis of Dunlavin Roman Catholic Parish from 1881 to 1901 / Chris Lawlor — Jennie Wyse Power 1858 -1941 / Marie O’ Neill — The ancient parish of Rathvilly / Kitty O’Toole — The Winnett Family of Baltinglass / Andrew Winnett — Tinahely over the century / Reverend Canon Henry Vaux Boake — John Thomond O’Brien Day in Baltinglass / Paul Gorry — Baltinglass Cattle Fairs / Stanley Jackson — The 1941 West Wicklow District Shield Rifle Competition / James Scannell — Some books relevant to West Wicklow (and environs) history published since 1990 / Chris Lawlor — A tribute to Baltinglass [poem] / Tommy Doyle — Glen of Imaal  Memorial — 1798 – 1803: Some monuments erected / restored in West Wicklow 1998 – 2003 [photo essay] — Humewood — Obituaries.

Extra #1: Contains many black & white photographs and graphs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

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