Posts tagged Ballybunion

Big Fair Listowel

Big Fair Listowel

I read this lovely story in Listowel Connection last week and I thought that you my readers might think it equally captivating.  I remember the ‘Big Fair’ myself.  Being a ‘townie’ I was terrified of the ‘cows’ and we had to wend our way to and from school through the mayhem,  cattle sliding and skittering […]

Nth Kerry World War1 Dead

Nth Kerry World War1 Dead

Names of those who lost their lives in World War 1 compiled by Jim Halpin of  Listowel Military Museum from information supplied by Kerry County Archives, Tom Dillon, Ger Kennelly and others.  Any information on further names would be appreciated by Jim.  (Contact details) or email jhss@eircom.net.   Abbeydorney (4), Ardfert (5), Asdee/Beale (3), Ballyduff (6), Ballyheigue […]

History of Indexing Kerry Registers

History of Indexing Kerry Registers

There is such confusion regarding the Indexing and general ‘who did what, when’ regarding Kerry Catholic Parish Registers that I thought this article written by Tommy O’Connor (now Kerry County Librarian) in 1989 in the The Kerry Magazine would clear up a number of misconceptions.

Teampall Bán & Aspects of the Fa...

Teampall Bán & Aspects of the Famine in North Kerry

Listowel Tidy Towns wishes to announce publication of Teampall Bán & Aspects of the Famine in North Kerry by John D. Pierse The book records what happened in the Listowel Union area, which comprised the baronies of Iraghticonnor and Clanmaurice during the period 1845-1852. It is a detailed study of many aspect of the Famine […]

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