Journal Ten

Table of Contents

JOURNAL NO. 10, 2019

Archaeological excavations on Baltinglass hill: an update, by Alan Hawkes, 11

Guests of the Crown: Wicklow men in the Curragh Internment Camps, 1921 by James Durney, 17

Silk manufacturing in Rathmore, County Kildare (1784-1786), by James Robinson, M. Phil, 27

Preaching the suffrage gospel in County Wicklow: a local perspective on the women’s suffrage campaign 1908-1918, by Rosemary Raughter, 47

Ballymore Eustace Woollen Mills, by Jim Corley, 72

Cecil Frances Alexander and her connection to County Wicklow by Sarah Gillespie, 80

County Kildare during the War of Independence, 1919-1921 by Michael Murphy, 85

Language matters: the importance of Irish in local place-name lore by Ita Roddy, 95

Shops around Blessington Lake by Seamus Balfe, 103

Flax growing and linen weaving in Imaal in the 1820s, by John Hussey 107

The hillside farm or how we lived in the 1880s, an extract entitled ‘The land for the people’ – by Joe McArdle, (the pen-name of Father John Doyle C.S.S.R.), 113

The Boynestown Lordship : Baltyboys, Tulfarris & Humphreystown (part two), 1650-1850 by Brendan Corrigan, 132

William Dargan and the Dublin and Wicklow Railway, by Andrew Keating, 151

Aspects of life in County Wicklow during the Emergency, by James Scannell,161

Collapse of church at Burgage by Brian McCabe, 170

‘He regarded their interests and his own as interwoven’: the impact of the 1903 Wyndham land Act on the Mansfields of Morristown Lattin 1903-1929, by Evan Comerford, 174

A listing of some people living on the Baltinglass estate of the Earl of Aldborough 1767-1794, by Richard B. Lennon, 192

Macra na Feirme and the origin of secondary education in West Wicklow, by P.J. Hanlon, 203

Nineteenth-century emigration from South Wicklow: from Coollattin to Canada, by Kevin Lee, 206

Did you ever dance to these bands in Blessington or Manor Kilbride 1971-1973? by Declan O’Connor, 236

Goodbye to Fortgranite: a much-loved family home, by Mark Shirley-Beavan, 239

Mullaghmast: early monuments and mythologies, by Cora Crampton, 245

Book review: John Hussey’s The Quakers of Baltyboys, County Wicklow, by Jim Corley, 111

Book review: Chris Lawlor’s With much Quiet Fervour: A brief history of Dunlavin Roman Catholic Parish and St. Nicholas of Myra Church by Cróna Cassidy, 311

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