8189 Obelisk Journal of Kilmacud Stillorgan Local History Society
Volume 12 2018. €10.00
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Introduction v
Mater Admirabilis Day Secondary School in the 1960s by Rose Mary Logue 1
Francis Ledwidge: A Name in Sunshine by Frank Tracy 15
Famine Heroes of Stillorgan by Bryan MacMahon 25
Herbert Hill, Dundrum by Margaret Smith 34
Field Marshal Viscount Gough (1779-1869) by Vivien Igoe 39
I Remember Victoria Cross, Cork by Philip Chambers 49
Stillorgan to Adelaide and Back by Michael Fitzgerald 56
A Building Life by Matt Cahill 73
Blackrock 75 Years Ago by Brian Mac Aongusa 76
All Hallows College and Stillorgan by Peter Sobolewski 87
I was Born on a Farm in Dublin 4 by Sylvester Byrne 93
Valley of Thrushes by Silvia Dunne 103
Growing Up in Mount Merrion in the 1940s and 1950s by Rory Walsh 111
Gordonville, Dundrum by Michael Van Turnhout 118
A Renaissance Man on Newtownpark Avenue by Aiden Feerick 130
Margaret (1813-1882) by Pat Sheridan 135
The Rural District Council and the Unclimbable Fences by James Scannell 147
Excursion to Ardagh and Strokestown by Aiden Feerick 148
Genealogy Day in Glenalbyn by Eddie Gahan 157
GAA President’s Award for John Sheridan by Aislinn Harkin 159
Recent Publications by our Members 161
Tim Finn and the Easter Rising: A Sequel 164
Obelisk 2017- corrections 166
Guidelines for Articles 168
Society Monthly Talks 2017 170
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