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Eleventh Baltinglass Parish Review

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Full title: The Review 2014: 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: Mary Hanlon, Sr. Eileen Deegan, Renee Wall…et al.

Item Type / Page count: Booklet / 98pp

When Published: 2014

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

About: This is the eleventh 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 – From the Editor / Mary Hanlon – Baltinglass Ladies GFC – Let’s Walk: Centra Baltinglass welcomes Rob Heffernan — Focus on Baltinglass Credit Union – Grangecon National School – A Harvest Festival to Remember – Gathering to Celebrate / Rosemary Shortall – Anything is Possible [poem] / Anon – Jennifer Retires after 41½ years Nursing Career – St Francis of Assisi Day, Stratford / Marie Halstead –What’s Goin’ on in Grangecon? / Kenneth Flood – Kids Aloud Celebrates 10 Years – Get Vocal Choral Group / Mary Hickson – Benemerenti Medal – Nancy Hughes, Kay Halstead, May Markham, Sr. Brigid – The Year 1990: a year never to be forgotten by all associated with Baltinglasss GAA club / Jim Sheerin – Kareem brings gold to Balto – My Daily Creed [Anon] – New History Board for Baltinglass / Paul Gorry – Global Brigades / Laura Horgan – A Baltinglass Lad who Fell in the Great War / Pat McGrath — Baptisms in Baltinglass Parish from 1st October 2013 to 30th September 2014 — Stratford / Grangecon G.A.A. – Niall Murphy — Weddings 1st October 2013 to 30th September 2014 [and Photo Gallery] – Remembering the Early Years – Going Home after 60 Years / Pauline Murray – 60 Happy Years of Priesthood / Fr. Des Byrne — [Photo Galleries] – Maisie and Patricia’s Naíonra, Chapel Hill [Photo Gallery] – Golden Wedding Anniversary – Baltinglass Men’s Shed is Formed — Tearmann Community Garden – A Baltinglass Institution Gets a Facelift / William Quinn – Patricia Doody Retires / Tom Hannafin – Active Retired in Baltinglass / Mary Vernon – Community Shop / Margaret Milliken – A Rose-tastic Life: the journey of the 2014 Wicklow Rose / Gillian Burke – Emergency Services / Mary Ryder – Lalor Centre/KARE / Pauline Balfe – Baltinglass GAA – Anne Lennon / Noeline Finnegan – Parish Life: a hopeful view for the future / Fintan Doyle – Rectory Repairs / Reverend Margaret Sykes – Marina’s Mirror Award – RÁS visits Baltinglass – Mountain Brothers [poem] / Kieran Alcock – Summer in the Alps [poem] / Kieran Alcock – Tour du Mont Blanc / Declan Alcock — College in the War Years – Part 4 / Frank Hunt – Baltinglass Hospital – Baltinglass & District Forum – Bigstone Tractor Run for Leukaemia – West Wicklow Choral Society – Art Competition – Bigstone N.S. – Greetings — Deaths in Baltinglass Parish 1st October 2013 to 30th September 2014 – Communions and Confirmations [Photo Gallery].

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

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Hair, There and Everywhere

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Full title: Life is What You Make It

Creator / Author: Joe Fagan

Item Type / Page count: Book / 192pp

When Published: 1987

Publisher / Place of Publication: Castle Books / Irchester, Northants, England.

About: The autobiography of Joey Fagan, one of the personalities of Baltinglass, who was, by turns, a religious brother, barber, meter-reader, encyclopedia salesman, ventriloquist, psychiatric nurse and barber again. The author is now retired. The period covered by the book is from the early 1950’s to the early 1980’s.

ID number(s): 0907877222

Contents: Life is what you make it — Going Away — School Day — Holidays — Entering the Noviciate – Sept.’57 — Simple Profession 25 March 1958 — The Simple Professed — Holidays, June 1959 — 1960 — The Big Decision – 1961 — The Final Days in Stillorgan — Returning Home – 1961 — Looking for a Job — My Father’s Death – 21 May 1961 — A Short Back & Sides — Coping with the Outside World — The Barber with Two Voices — Wedding Bells — Television — Publicity — No Barber — Making Ends Meet — World Book – Childcraft — Psychiatric Nurse – 1979 — New Image — Keeping Busy..

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Includes thirteen black and white photographs

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