9741 Journal of the Federation of Local History Societies
Volume 26 2021 €10.00
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The Federation of Local History Societies v
Federation Officers/Committee 2020-2021 viii
Editorial x
Tribute to Federation President, Very Rev. Archdeacon Sean O'Doherty by Larry Breen 1
Local Historian Frank Taaffe reaches a Momentous Milestone 3
Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society by Pat O'Neill 4
Richard Twiss – A tour in Ireland in 1775 by Denis G. Marnane 8
Colmcille Remembered by Helen Meehan 15
Cork to Coal Cliff Finding Richard Coady by Jules McCue 24
Exhibition about Dockyard at Passage West Maritime Museum by Leo McMahon 34
From the Barrack Gate to the Watering Gates by Frank Boland 37
General Thomas Francis Meagher by Jim Heffernan 44
Gravel Football at Clongowes Wood College by Brendan Cullen 52
Ireland's Vulture Funds in 17th Century Wicklow by Theresa Hicks 58
William Wordsworth’s Tour in Ireland in the Autumn of 1829 by George McBride 61
Life Straddling the Border Before, During and After World War II by George Beattie 71
St. Patrick's Way – Downpatrick Camino by Larry Breen 75
Martello towers in Ireland by Noelene Beckett Crowe 85
Not a Single Pane of glass was Broken by James Scannell 92
The Taking of Carrigtwohill RIC Barracks by Marie McCarthy 99
Paddy Mahon, Forgotten World No. 1 Golfer by Cian Manning 107
Robin Clements of Killadoon by Hugh Crawford 109
The (Would Be) Cowboy Earl by Brian McCabe 116
The Fair of Turloughmore by Michael Hurley 119
Tyrry of Glankittane by Kevin Terry 128
Water Provision in Dromahair by Garreth Byrne 132
The Oldest Public Office in Dublin by Myles Duffy 136
Old Drumlease – An Important Ancient Ecclesiastical Site in County Leitrim by Desmond A. Gillmor 138
War Memorials in Ireland by Edward J. Bourke 142
A Changing Ireland - 1918-1923 (Joint FLHS/FULS Seminar) 148
Society News 150
Dates for Your Diary 2022 158
Members of the Federation 2021 159
Membership Application/Renewal Form 166