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Fourth Baltinglass Parish Review

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Full title: The Review 2007: 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…and others.

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 60pp

When Published: 2007

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

About: This is the fourth 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 / Assumpta O’Neill – 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary – A Letter to a Bank Manager – A Beautiful Day in May / Matt Thompson – Michael Dowling – Highlights from the year 2007 in Baltinglass Hospital — Baltinglass Ladies GAA Club / Damien Patterson – Baltinglass Scout Group / Nellie Barrett – Only Memories Sport and Recreation / Sean O’Toole – Baltinglass Town Boys – The Debating Society / Ciaran Keegan – Mick O’Dwyer / Martin Coleman – Tommy Murphy Cup / Martin Coleman – Pinnacle Baltinglass Hill / Tommy Doyle – My School Days as Recalled / by Tommy O’Connor – Success for Scoil Chonglais Students in BT Young Scientists 2007 – Baltinglass Boys Now Resident in Las Vegas – Our First Radio / Tony Leigh – ‘You’re a Star’ came to Baltinglass Day Care Centre this May for the Bealtine Festival 2007 – Tearmann Community Organic Garden and Wild Life Area / Sister Mary Carmody – Scoil Naomh Iosaf / Eimer Burke – Baltinglass Women’s Group – Photo Gallery – Sallins/Tullow Railway Branch / Matt Thompson – Greetings — Baltinglass & District Active Retirement Association / Mary Vernon – School Days on Chapel Hill / Phyllis Flanagan – Young Art Students – Baltinglass GAA Club: summary of all activities during 2007 – Baltinglass Football Players 1950 [photograph] – Weddings in St. Joseph’s Parish 2007 [photographs] — Stratford/Grangecon GAA – The Ambulance Driver / Bobby Lennon – My Trip to Uganda / Eilish McDonald – Very Rev. Fr. PJ McDonnell – an appreciation / F. P. Hunt – The Post Office – What’s in a Name? / Mary Ryder – A Snapshot of Life and Working in Africa / Mairead Petersen – Grange Con Boxing Hall – Bigstone – St. Mary’s Folk Group Stratford / Brigid Bollard – A Message from Afar / Mike Murphy – Holy Communion 2007 [photographs] – Confirmation Classes 2007 [photographs] – Baptisms in St. Joseph’s Parish from 1st September 2006 to 30th September 2007 — Weddings in St. Joseph’s Parish from 1st September 2006 to 30th September 2007 — Deaths in St. Joseph’s Parish from 1st September 2006 to 30th September 2007 — Kid’s Page – My First School / Seamie Donohue – Baltinglass Youth Club – Competition for the Cover 2007 – Baltinglass Citizens Information.

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

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Households in Baltinglass Parish in middle of 19th century

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Full title: Parish of Baltinglass

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / eDoc / 15p

When Published: 1854

Publisher / Place of Publication: Alexander Thom and Sons for Her Majesty’s Stationary Office / 87 Abbey Street, Dublin.

Parent Publication [book]: County of Wicklow: valuation of the several tenements comprising that portion of the Union of Baltinglass situate in the county above named / Richard Griffith, General Valuation Office / 106pp

About: The property tax system of 1850’s Ireland. It was the first major attempt at valuing property. This section lists householders in the Parish of Baltinglass, part of the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Baltinglass in West Wicklow.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Baltinglass East — Town of Baltinglass – Main Street – Weaver’s Square – Chapel Hill – Church Street — Baltinglass West – Mill Street – Ballitore Road – Belan Street – Tullow Old Road – Edward Street — Bawnoge – Boley – Boleylug – Carsrock – Cloghcastle – Clogh Lower – Clogh Upper – Coolinarrig Lower – Coolinarrig Upper – Deerpark – Holdenstown Lower – Holdenstown Upper – Irongrange Lower – Irongrange Upper – Kilmurry – Kilmurry Lower – Kilmurry Upper — Lathaleere – Newtownsaunders – Pinnacle – Slaney Park – Sruhaun – Stratford Lodge – Woodfield – Woodfieldglen — Rathmoon.

Extra #1: Read the entries for GV Baltinglass Parish (pdf file). The entries for Baltinglass commence at the bottom of the first page.

Extra #2: Search Griffiths Valuation and link to contemporary maps at AskAboutIreland.ie

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide


Visitor’s Guide to Historic Sites

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Full title: A Guide to the Archaeology of County Wicklow

Creator / Author: Eoin Grogan and Tom Hillery

Item Type / Page count: Book / 59p

When Published: 1993

Publisher / Place of Publication: Wicklow County Tourism / County Buildings, Wicklow.

About: Wicklow has a wealth of archaeological sites and ancient monuments. This A4 size publication aims to interest the tourist in this aspect of our heritage. Many West Wicklow sites are included in this excellent and profusely illustrated introduction to the archaeology of Wicklow.

ID number(s): 0951975404

Chapters: The Neolithic: Passage tombs — Late Neolithic burial sites — Wedge tombs — The Early Bronze Age: Ceremonial circles — The Iron Age: hillforts — The Early Medieval Period: Ringforts — Glendalough — Bullauns, graveslabs and ogham stones — Early and later medieval churches — Viking and medieval towns — The Later Medieval Period: Monastic sites — Mottes, moated sites and castles — Anglo-Norman fortifications — Tower houses — Castles — Places of special interest — Archaeological trails — Suggested reading — Glossary — List of sites by townland — List of figures.

Extra #1: Contains plans of all the major sites, drawn by Sarah Cross

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Baltinglass Hill Excavation

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Full title: The excavation of a burial cairn on Baltinglass Hill, Co. Wicklow

Creator / Author: P. T. Walshe

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 16p

Journal Information: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Volume XLVI, Section C, No. 4, pp221 – 236

When Published: February 1941

Publisher / Place of Publication: Royal Irish Academy / Dawson Street, Dublin

About: A scholarly report on the archaeological excavation of the prehistoric burial site on the top of Baltinglass Hill, know locally as ‘The Pinnacle’.

Extra #1: includes photographs, illustrations and a fold-out plan of the site.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

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

Extra #4: Preview the first page of the article online via JSTOR Archive

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