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Fifth Baltinglass Parish Review

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Full title: The Review 2008: 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, Editorial Board: Paula Burke, Margaret Brennan, Bernie Doogue…et al.

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 68pp

When Published: 2008

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

About: This is the fifth 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 / Mary Hanlon – Thanks to One and All / Fr. Pádraig Shelley – Baltinglass Youth Club – ‘Young at Heart’ in Baltinglass Hospital – Baltinglass Golf Club wins Brennan Cup – Baltinglass Ladies G.A.A. Club 2008 – Rugby in Baltinglass Over the Years / Tommy Doyle – Rugby in Scoil Chonglais / Ciaran Keegan – Murray’s Shop – Report on Allen Cup Winning Team Dec. 2007 – A Visit From Uganda / Fr. John Tumuhairwe – The Curtis Cup / Mai Quaid — Grangecon Boxing Club – From the New Priest / Fr. Sean Maher — St. Joseph’s Parish – Present and Future — Report on U14 Football Final 27/9/08 in Arklow – Baltinglass Win School Title – National Community Games Finals 2008 – Organic Gardening / Jim O’Toole — Scoil Chonglais Review of the Year – Parish Pilgrimage to Rome / Ina O’Keeffe — Tearmann Community Garden Baltinglass — Baltinglass & District Active Retirement Association – Autumn Memories / Sister Josepha O’Donnell — Baptisms in St. Joseph’s Parish from 1st October 2007 to 30th September 2008 — Baltinglass & District Country Markets Ltd. – Photo Gallery – Grangecon National School 1947 [photograph] – Baltinglass Gets Fairtrade Status — Baltinglass Golf Club 1928-2008 / Mai Quaid – Baltinglass Parish Folk Group – 30th Anniversary of the Church of St. Oliver Plunkett / Grange Con Liturgy Group – Baltinglass / Rathvilly Macra na Feirme Reunion / P.J. Hanlon & John Kehoe & David Leigh — Weddings in St. Joseph’s Parish from 1st October 2007 to 30th September 2008 – Elizabeth Nolan – Mary Cronin (nee Doheny), Teacher Bigstone National School: an appreciation — Weddings in St. Joseph’s Parish 2008 [Photographs] – There & Back Again / Mary Powell – Kilranelagh Graveyard / F.P. Hunt – Full Speed Ahead – Richard Crosbie – The Einstein Puzzle — Stratford/Grangecon GAA – Deaths in the Parish from 1st October 2007 to 30th September 2008 – Article from the Past: Stratford-on-Slaney Tidy Towns Success 1979 – Stratford-on-Slaney / Tony Graham – Old Adds[sic] 1937-1948 – World Youth Day / Fr. Pat Hughes — Baltinglass Community Park / Lisa J. MacGabhann & Roisin Byrne – Past and Present [poem] / Kathleen Fleming – The Old Football Field (Paul Kehoe’s Field) / F.P. Hunt – A Christmas Memory / Mary Ryder – Baltinglass GAA Club — Holy Communion / Confirmation Classes 2008 [photographs] – Childrens Section – Michael Dowling / Michael Dowling.

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

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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Some of our Folk and Fairy Tales

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Full title: Wicklow Folk Tales

Creator / Author: Brendan Nolan

Item Type / Page count: Book / 191pp

When Published: August 2013

Publisher / Place of Publication: The History Press / 50 City Quay, Dublin 2

About: The author of this selection of tales is a professional storyteller. Here he presents stories of myth, magic, the supernatural and the all too natural from every corner of our county. West Wicklow is well represented with more than half of the content associated with locations on this side of the county. Most of these stories spring from the oral tradition that prevailed before the arrival of electricity.

ID number(s): 9781845887858

Contents: Acknowledgements – Introduction – An Army of Stones – A Hand in the Night – The Resurrection of Sean – The Travels of Davy – Not Gone and Not Forgotten – A Shower of Stones – Moving About – Wise Man Paddy Stevens – Warring Spirits – Taken by the Fairies – A Fleeting Bird – The Long walk to Crois Úna – Milk Profit – A Cure for Baldness – Now You See It, Now You Don’t – Shriven Souls – Wicklow Foxes – Of Water and Stone – Féar Gortach – Derrybawn Cow – Bedding St. Kevin – Dargle Lovers – The Devil is in the Glen – Bray Smugglers – Gold-Mine Mountain – Priest Hunters – Hempenstall Military Road – Wicklow Avalanche – Glencree – Surviving the Snow Storm – Tall Tales.

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 Publisher’s website.

Extra #4: Link to the author’s website and blog.

A Little Miscellany of Things and Times Past

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Full title: Archaeological Jottings from the Neighbourhood of Baltinglass

Creator / Author: Charles M. Drury

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 7p

Journal Information: Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society, Vol. IV, No. 2, pp. 148-154

When Published: 1903

Publisher / Place of Publication: E. Ponsonby / 116 Grafton Street, Dublin.

About:   An article by this Grangecon author on various archaeological features known to him as well as historical snippets gleaned from conversations with locals. The area covered ranges widely from Glen of Imaal to the Carlow border. The amount of information on each topic is relatively sparse and probably deserves fuller treatment. The biggest section of the article is given over to the family of Rev. Benjamin Neale.

ID number(s): 0332-0782

Extra #1: includes some rough illustrations and the Neale Family coat-of-arms.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #4: Browse the 1901 Census entry for the author of this article.

Extra #5: Visit the County Kildare Archaeology Society website.

Notes & Queries – Kilranelagh Poem

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Full title: Kilranelagh (an ancient burial ground in Co. Wicklow) [poem]

Creator / Author: James J. Doyle (1869-1916)

Item Type / Page count: Poem / 9 verses

When Published: 1985 /6

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

Parent Publication [journal]:  Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society: Number 2, 1985-1986 / 88pp

About: The metrics of the West Wicklow Bookshelf Blog have indicated several internet searches for the words ‘Kilranelagh poem’. In response, we have transcribed the text of this poem and made it available to read online. Hopefully this is the poem which is sought by the searcher(s).

ID number(s): 0790-1739

Extra #1: Read the poem here.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for the publication containing this poem.

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

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