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Tenth Collection of Articles on West Wicklow History

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Full title: Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society: Number 10, 2019

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

Item Type / Page count: Journal (Complete issue) / 312p

When Published: 2019

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

About: This tenth publication of a set of articles on aspects of West Wicklow history is a bumper edition running to a highest-ever total of 312 pages. A diverse range of articles stretch from the Neolithic period to modern times. The areas covered include Baltinglass, Baltyboys, Blessington, Burgage and Glen of Imaal. East Wicklow also gets a look-in as does neighbouring parts of Carlow and Kildare. The most extensive article in this issue is by Kevin Lee which looks at nineteenth-century emigration from the Coolattin district to Canada.

ID number(s): 0790-1739

Contents: Foreword from the Chairman / John A. O’Toole — Ramblings of the Secretary / Donal McDonnell — Editor’s Preface / Chris Lawlor — Archaeological excavations on Baltinglass Hill: an update / Alan Hawkes — Guests of the Crown: Wicklow men in the Curragh internment camps, 1921 / James Durney — Silk manufacturing in Rathmore, County Kildare (1784-1786) / James Robinson — Preaching the suffrage gospel in County Wicklow: a local perspective on the women’s suffrage campaign, 1908-1918 / Rosemary Raughter —Ballymore Eustace woollen mills / Jim Corley — Cecil Frances Alexander and her connection to County Wicklow / Sarah Gillespie — County Kildare during the War of Independence, 1919-1921 / Michael Murphy — Language matters: the importance of Irish in local place-name lore / Ita Roddy — Shops around the Blessington Lake / Séamus Balfe — Flax growing and linen weaving in Imaal in the 1820s / John Hussey — Book Review: John Hussey’s The Quakers of Baltyboys, County Wicklow – 1678 to 1800s / Jim Corley – The land for the people / Joe McArdle — The Boyestowne Lordship: Baltyboys, Tulfarris & Humphreystown 1650-1850 [Part Two] / Brendan Corrigan — William Dargan and the Dublin and Wicklow railway / Andrew Keating — Aspects of life in County Wicklow during the Emergency / James Scannell — Collapse at Burgage / Brian McCabe — ‘He regarded their interests and his own as interwoven’: the impact of the 1903 Wyndham Land Act on the Mansfields of Morristown Lattin, 1903-1929 / Evan Comerford — A listing of some people living on the Baltinglass Estate of the Earl of Aldborough, 1767-1794 / Richard B. Lennon — Macra na Feirme and the origin of secondary education in West Wicklow / P.J. Hanlon — Nineteenth-century emigration from South Wicklow: from Coollattin to Canada / Kevin Lee — Did you ever dance to these bands in Blessington or Manor Kilbride 1971-1973? / Declan O’Connor — Goodbye to Fortgranite, a much-loved family home / Mark Shirley-Beavan — Mullaghmast – early monuments and mythologies / Cora Crampton — Rathvilly Church of Ireland memorial inscriptions from the church and churchyard / Paul Gorry — Baltinglass Bridewell and Courthouse [Part One] / Chris Lawlor — Book Review: Chris Lawlor’s ‘With Much Quiet Fervour’: a brief history of Dunlavin Roman Catholic parish and St. Nicholas of Myra church / Cróna Cassidy.

Extra #1: Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs, maps, drawings and graphs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

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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