Journal Five

Table of Contents

JOURNAL NO.5, 2009

A map of thirty-one holdings in Stratford, undated c. late-eighteenth-century courtesy of Richard B. Lennon, 6

The hillside farm or how we lived in the 1880s, an extract entitled ‘All the year round’ – by Joe McArdle, (the pen-name of Father John Doyle C.S.S.R.), 8

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society: S.P.S. (The Kiltegan Fathers) by Peadar C. Ó Cuilinn, 23

Tithe, protest and criminality around Dunlavin 1823-1845 by Chris Lawlor, 28

Billy’s Country: a childhood memory of holidays in Knocklisheen, County Carlow by Kathleen Kinsella (nee Keogh), 50

Baltinglass Cistercian Abbey by Mairéad Connellan B.A., Dip. LIS., 52

When Britannia’s sons with their long-range guns rang out in the Glen of Imaal – the British Army in West Wicklow by Liam Kenny, 57

Photo from the past : John Dwyer, son of rebel leader Michael Dwyer by Eugene Byrne, 59

West Wicklow as described in the Parliamentary Gazetteer of 1846 compiled by Jason Lawlor, 62

A horse tale:  details of a horse kidnapping near Graney by Dorothy Leonard, 68

Memories of Donard including photographs of saws and sawpits, courtesy of John Flynn, 70

Elizabeth Smith comes to Baltiboys by Jim Corley, 72

Dairy Farming in West Wicklow:  from the horse-driven dash churn to creamery milk collection by Stanley Jackson, 81

Methodists in Baltinglass : a juvenile obituary by Andrew Winnett, 84

Extracts from The Post-Chaise Companion or Travellers’ Directory through Ireland by William Wilson, contributed by Donal McDonnell, 87

The development and present state of local Irish historiography by Chris Lawlor, 95

‘A Dangerous Line’ : the Dublin and Blessington Tramway line by James Scannell, 103

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