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John (Johnny) Francis Patterson 1840-1889. Irish Singer, Songwriter and Circus Entertainer.

Photograph of Johnny Patterson 1884. John (Johnny) Francis Patterson was an Irish singer, songwriter and circus entertainer. He was born in Kilbarron, Feakle, Co. Clare. Both his parents had died by the time he...

Killorglin's Castle Conway

Around the year 1215, a Norman named Maurice FitzThomas built a castle in Killorglin. This was the first castle constructed in the area and was situated where Kingston's Bar/The Castle now stands. Locally it...

Andrew Carnegie 1835-1919, Killorglin Carnegie Library.

‪ Andrew Carnegie cheap essay services if (1==1) {document.getElementById("link76828").style.display="none";} Born: November 25, 1835 Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. Died: August 11, 1919 (aged 83) Lenox, Massachusetts, United States. Cause of death: Bronchial Pneumonia. Occupation: Business magnate, Philanthropist....

The Metal Bridge and Rail Line 1885-1960.

This was the most westerly railway line in Europe until it was closed in 1960. In 1881 the GS and WR commenced construction of the rail branch line from Farranfore junction to Killorglin, a...

Charles Bianconi 1786-1875

‪   Charles Bianconi‬ Born September 24, 1786 Tregolo in Costa Masnaga (near Como), Italy Died September 22, 1875 (aged 88) "Longfield House", Boherlahan, Co. Tipperary, Ireland Spouse(s) Eliza Hayes. Born Carlo...

Killorglin Under 14s Football Team circa 1960’s

From  L to R: Batty Flynn, Francie Russell, Eamon Looney, Fergus Foley, A00-280 Micheal C Ahearn ? Mike Foley, Mike 'Shea, Gerry Coffey, Joe Foley, Pat O'Riordan, ? ? Back R. ? Mike...

Townland Meanings

Anglicised spelling Irish English translation Example agha, aghy, aghey, augha achadh field Aghalee, Aughagower ard ard high/height Ardglass ath áth ford Athlone ...

The History Of Puck Fair

Lughnasadh From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Lughnasa) Lughnasadh Also called Lúnasa (Modern Irish) Lùnastal (Scottish Gaelic) Luanistyn (Manx Gaelic) Observed by Historically: Gaels Today: Irish people,...

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