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Second Baltinglass Parish Review

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Full title: The Baltinglass Review: 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 Nigel Gillis Photography

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 46pp

When Published: 2005

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

About: This is the second 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.

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Contents: A Word from the Parish Priest / Tommy Dillon – Foreword / Assumpta O’Neill – My First Experience of Confirmation as a Parent / Carmel Doyle – Confirmation / Faith Doyle – 28 Years Later / Fr. Thomas Dooley P.P. – St. Josephs Juvenile F.C. 2004/2005 / Mary Cullen — Picture Gallery [1] – World Youth Conference– Cologne August 2005 / Anna Whittle – Visit of the International Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima / K. Halstead – Remembering Ballybrit Racecourse, Galway, September 30th 1979 / Matt O’Brien and Michael Farrell – Féile Peil nÓg / Martin Coleman – Life in Education / David Hallahan – “I’m Late, I’m Late, for a Very Important Date / John and Sheila O’Toole – Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Baltinglass Justice Group – Fr. Pádraig Shelly – Cultural Event: Art Exhibition / Myra Kearney – Childhood Christmas Memories from Tinoran – ‘You’re a Star’ Comes to Baltinglass Hospital / Carmel Gannon – Lalor Centre Bids a Fond Farewell to Mary – Brigid [a poem] / Mary Hayes – Ordination of Rev. Pat Hughes / Fr. Pat Hughes — Picture Gallery [2] – Behind the Scenes at Badys / Ravna Lange – Skenderbeg, Baltinglass and the Ties That Bind Us / Paul Gorry – Walking All the Way / Adrienne Finlay – Jolly Tots Parents and Toddlers and Baltinglass Women’s Group / Jane Negrych – Baltinglass & District Active Retirement Association / Mary Vernon – A Busy Day for our Parish Choirs: Fr. Pat Hughes Ordination / Mary Hayes – The Baltinglass Adult Learning Centre / Annette Mangan – The Old Exchange – Stratford on Slaney Post Office – A Musician’s Life / Fiona Joyce – Pitch and Putt / Martin Donegan – Knockpatrick Cemetery / Bill Dunne – Baltinglass Credit Union – Gardening Snippets / Jim O’Toole – Kids Aloud – Bigstone Karate Kids Win Medals in International Event / Kieran Burke – Fiche Blian ag Fás – Trek in Patagonia to Help Fighting Blindness Charity – Sliabh na mBan / Mary Ryder – Baltinglass Park: Your Park – Picture Gallery [3] – Kid’s Quiz.

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

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Fifth Collection of Articles on West Wicklow History

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Full title: Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society: Number 5, 2009

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

Item Type / Page count: Journal (Complete issue) / 107p

When Published: 2009

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

About: The fifth publication of a set of articles on aspects of West Wicklow history. This issue covers locations from Baltyboys to Kiltegan with contributions from natives of the area.  Also featured is a major article by Chris Lawlor on Tithe, Protest and Criminality around Dunlavin during the years 1823-1845.

ID number(s): 0790-1739

Contents: Frontispiece: A map of 31 holdings in Stratford, late 18thC — A word from the Chairman — Ramblings from the Secretary — All the year round / Joseph McArdle — St. Patrick’s Missionary Society: S.P.S (The Kiltegan Fathers)  / Peadar C. Ó Cuilinn — Tithe, Protest and Criminality around Dunlavin, 1823-1845 / Chris Lawlor — Billy’s Country – a childhood memory / Kathleen Kinsella (née Keogh) — The West Wicklow Historical Society Officers 2009 — Baltinglass Cistercian Abbey / Mairéad Connellan — When Britannia’s sons with their long-range guns ran out in the Glen of Imaal / Liam Kenny — Photo from the past – John Dwyer, son of rebel leader Michael Dwyer / Eugene Byrne — West Wicklow as described in the Parliamentary Gazetteer of 1846 / compiled by Jason Lawlor — A horse tale / Dorothy Leonard — Memories of Donard [photo essay] — Elizabeth Smith comes to Baltyboys / Jim Corley — Dairy farming in West Wicklow: from the horse driven dash churn to creamery milk collection / Stanley Jackson — Methodists in Baltinglass – a juvenile obituary / Andrew Winnett — Extracts from the ‘Post-Chaise Companion or Travellers’ Directory Through Ireland’ / William Wilson — The development and present state of local Irish historiography / Chris Lawlor — A dangerous line / Janes Scannell — Endpiece: Map of Clough, Baltinglass 1722.

Extra #1: Contains black & white photographs, graphs and map reproductions.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

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