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Two Centuries of Teaching in Talbotstown

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Full title: At the Foot of Keadeen: History and Memories from Scoil Naomh Bríd, Talbotstown

Creator / Author: Board of Management and various contributors

Item Type / Page count: Book / 149p

When Published: 2014

Publisher / Place of Publication: Board of Management Scoil Naomh Bríd / Talbotstown, Co. Wicklow

About: The back cover blurb says it all “The history of Scoil Naomh Bríd Talbotstown…is traced from the school at Englishtown to the construction of the Boys and Girls school in Talbotstown in the 1840s, to the construction of the current school in 1962. Many memories of past pupils as well as photos down through the years also feature in this commemorative book”

ID number(s): None

Contents: Welcome / Muireann Gartland — Foreword / Brian Flood — History of the name of Talbotstown and Kilranelagh / Peter Keogh — The early days: hedge schools or pay schools — History of Englishtown National School — Other schools in the area — Knocklishen National School — Fortgranite School — National Education Act 1829 — Application for building of school — Talbotstown National Schools (The Old Schools) — Maps of Talbotstown 1838 and 1907 – Enrolments from 1840-1868 — Census of Kilranelagh / Kiltegan areas in 1861 — St. Brigid’s Church, Talbotstown — Sample page from Geography Book used at Talbotstown Schools in 1840s — Amalgamation of Talbotstown Boys and Girls Schools to a mixed school in 1908 — Memories / Sr. Eileen Doyle — Group photo from circa 1922 — Staff of amalgamated schools at Talbotstown — Samples of geometry work in a copy of a pupil from 1915 — Maurice Ó Conaill, Principal of Talbotstown National School 1925-1937 / Oisín Breathnach — School group photo late 1920s — School group photo from 1930s — Primary Schools Folklore Collection: (1) Holy wells in the area, St. Brigid — (2) Local marriage customs — (3) Forts, Talbotstown Fort — (4) Goodwin’s Grave in Talbotstown — (5) Caves — (6) Crois Úna — (7) The Battle of Kaideen — (8) The Skirmish at Kilranelagh — (9) Michael Dwyer’s surrender — (10) Local weather folklore — (11) Riddles — (12) Cures — The Primary Certificate 1929-1967 — “Bingen on the Rhine” / Caroline Norton — Memories from two sisters / Betty Keogh and Brigid Doyle — Memories of Talbotstown / Maeve O’Byrne — Main developments in Primary Education in Ireland — Sample inspection report from the 1920s — Role of Religion at Talbotstown N.S.— Down memory lane / Mary Hickson — [Photo Galleries] — Memories of a mitcher / Peter Keogh — Brian Graham, Principal of Talbotstown National School 1963-1975 — Part of history! / Terri Kenny — Group photo of pupils 1969 — Memories of Treasa O’Keeffe 1963-1998 — Memories of Con Cronin — [Photo Galleries] — Memories from Ben Lennon 1955-1964 – [Photo Galleries] — Talbotstown N.S. visits Áras an Uachtaráin — [Photo Gallery] — Henry Shefflin visits Talbotstown N.S. — Colm “Gooch” Cooper visits Talbotstown N.S. — All Ireland winners Junior Inventor of the Year 2014 — Pictures from visit to Dáil Éireann 2014 — “Dear Grace” creative writing competition — Memories of Bridget Farrell (née Keating) — “Reminiscing” [poem] / John Lennon 1957-1960; 1963-1966  — Current staff of Talbotstown N.S. 2015 — “Thank You”.

Extra #1: includes several pages of full colour & black/white photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Eighth Baltinglass Parish Review

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Full title: The Review 2011: 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 / 76pp

When Published: 2011

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

About: This is the eighth 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 – Long lost medal makes a welcome return – Day Care Centre for Baltinglass — Holy Communion 2011 / Confirmation Classes 2011 [photographs] – Sean Corrigan sheep dog trialing success – Scoil Chonglais Debs 2011 [photograph] — Do not keep Christ to yourselves! / Sr. Clare Leigh, SSVM – Cian Lee – Dancing at Bigstone – 50th Wedding anniversaries – Get vocal — Stratford Grangecon GAA Club – 2011 the year that was – Eucharistic Congress 2012 – Pilgrimage to Lourdes / Nancy Hughes – The good life / Luci Grimes – College life during the war years / Frank Hunt – Weddings [Photo Gallery] – Celebrating 70 years on Main Street Baltinglass / Patterson Family – The Baltinglass No Name Club – what a year!!!! / Bronagh Murphy – Kilimanjaro / Seán Gethings and Pat Fleming – Stratford Lodge NS official opening / Phoebe & Sarah – The Baltinglass Parish community / Mary Ryder — Deaths in the Parish from 1st October 2010 to 20th September 2011 – Bigstone Karate to world championships / Josephine Lawler – Baltinglass & district active retirement group / Mary Vernon – The Curragh, County Kildare / Robert Doyle – The day I met Tom Crean / Tom O’Sullivan — Baltinglass G.A.A. Club summary of our activity during 2011 – Marie showcases her skills – Don’t you know? [poem] — Weddings in St. Joseph’s Parish from 1st October 2010 to 30th September 2011 – The messages (memories of the past) – Gaisce Award — [Photo Gallery] — Baptisms in St. Joseph’s Parish from 3rd October 2010 to 10th September 2011 – Knitting club in Baltinglass Hospital – Bigstone Community Alert – Kiddies page — Baltinglass Adult Learning Centre – The road to Croker / Anne-Marie Doran – Lalor Centre ‘Sleep Out’ / Peter Kelly — Tearmann Community Garden and wildlife area – “A good day out” / Declan Murray – Tuckmill / Orla O’Sullivan – September 11th – 10 years on / Joseph Kavanagh – School stars / Conor Foley – Stephen Walsh does Baltinglass proud / John Glynn – Childhood memories from 1930’s Tinoran – 30 years in front of a class / Eilis McDonald – Credit Union poster competition – Latitude [poem] / Cliona O’Connell – Stratford on Slaney Wicklow’s tidiest village / Tom Whittle – Scoil Naomh Iósaf report — Baltinglass Ladies GFC have ‘What it takes’… a review of the year.

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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