by Paul Gorry | Jun 10, 2019 | 1798, Derrynamuck, Dominick Blake, Glen of Imaal, Hacketstown, Hollywood Stars, Hume Cronyn, Hume Family, Humewood, Irish Migration, Kiltegan, Michael Dwyer | 4 commentsOn a cold February night in the Glen of Imaal, Co. Wicklow, in 1799 it would have seemed unimaginable luxurious to those trying to stay warm that people in the future would swim in heated man-made pools. Rebels on the run hardly thought about such things. Telling...
by Paul Gorry | Apr 20, 2018 | 1798, Baltinglass, Derrynamuck, Glen of Imaal, Graveyards, Kilranelagh, Local History, Michael Dwyer, Presbyterians, Religious Denominations, Sam McAllister, Stratford-on-Slaney, Weavers | 2 commentsIf you were to take a photograph to capture the essence of Baltinglass you might think of a general view of the town from the Carlow Road, or one of the Abbey from across the river. But you’re as likely to think of the McAllister monument as your symbol of...
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