No. 4 Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society


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The fourth publication of a set of articles on aspects of West Wicklow history. This issue covers locations from Blessington to Tinahely with contributions from natives of the area.


-Not the usual suspects: Some lesser-known books of West Wicklow interest    Richard B. Lennon 

-West Wicklow and the 1641 rebellion – Chris Lawlor 

-Sons of the soil: Aspects of the GAA in Wicklow in the early 1890s – John Glennon 

-Ar gCeanntar Dùchas – Peadar C. ó Cuilinn 

-The West Wicklow Historical Society Officers 2007 

-The Eviction of the Ballylow Tenants on the Blessington Estate in 1852 – Kathy Grant 

-A brief statistical analysis of Dunlavin Roman Catholic Parish from 1881 to 1901 – Chris Lawlor 

-Jennie Wyse Power 1858-1941 – Marie O’Neill 

-The ancient parish of Rathvilly – Kitty O’Toole 

-The Winnet Family of Baltinglass – Andrew Winnett 

-Tinahely over the centuries – Reverend Cannon Henry Vaux Boake 

-John Thomond O’Brien Day in Baltinglass – Paul Gorry 

-Baltinglass Cattle Fairs – Stanley Jackson 

-The 1941 West Wicklow District Shield Rifle Competition – James Scannell 

-Some books relevant to West Wicklow (and environs) history published since 1990 

-A tribute to Baltinglass – Tommy Doyle 

-Glen of Imaal Memorial 

-1798-1998: Some monuments erected/restored in West Wicklow 



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