Journal Twelve

Table of Contents


Mapping the devolved Gaelic territories and districts of the O’Tooles by Declan Keenan, 9

Migrant railway workers and local communities: a case study of Harristown station on the Sallins-Tullow branch line 1883-1951 by John O’Brien, 21

Some observations on the Great famine in County Wicklow, c.1845-1850 by Gerald Cullen, 34

Gentry, Brides and Lions by Maura Murphy Gibson, 40

The man who wore a blue shirt in a1933: the Bass War in West Wicklow and Kildare, by Declan O’Connor,  51

A little bit of Bulgaria in Ireland: Pierce O’Mahony (1850-1930): politician and philanthropist by Brian McCabe, 54

Dame Ninette de Valois (Edris Stannus), by Paul Tyrell, 57

A 1792 Rental of the Lordship of Belan, Co. Kildare by Richard B. Lennon, 67

Language Matters Revisited by Ita Roddy, 73

Death from a Flat-Nosed Bullet in Blessington by James Scannell, 77

A farming community: Hollywood in the early twentieth century by John Glennon, 81

Sadhbh O’Byrne – glimpses of a Gaelic woman of sixteenth-century Ireland by Cora Crampton, 92

The Manor of Blessington, created by Michael Boyle by Jim Corley, 100

Revisiting the 1798 Dunlavin massacre for its 225th anniversary by Chris Lawlor, 103

Balfe the Robber by Brendan Corrigan, 125

A sociological interpretation of the Hillfort Capital – exploring Hughstown and Tinoran hillforts (part 1 of 3) by Mairéad Kelly, 135

Charles Maule Drury (1848-1939) – collector of folklore by Paul Gorry, 152

The castles of Oldcourt and Three Castles by Peter W. Halligan, 158

‘I say it as I think it’ : The life and controversial times of Rev. T. C. O’Connor, Rector of Donoughmore and Donard by Rosemary Raughter, 182

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