Journal Two

Table of Contents

JOURNAL NO. 2, 1985-1986

Richard Crosbie: Ireland’s first aviator – a Baltinglass man? Anon.

Baltinglass, Main Street (South side) 1894 (compiled from Land Valuation Office Revision Books and Slater’s Directory of Ireland 1894) contributed by Paul Gorry, 8

He lived in the Slaney: a note on Jack Rutherford by Jerome Keogh, 11

Kilcommon Church of Ireland School, Tinahely by H.B. Weir, 12

A cemetery cairn at Carrig, Blessington, Co. Wicklow by Theo Clarke, 15

Michael Dwyer in captivity by Con Costello, 18

‘Kilranelagh’, a poem by James J. Doyle, 20

The Valentine Family (part 2): the Valentines of Donard by Paul Gorry & Anthony. E.S. Valentine, 22

Some West Wicklow memorial inscriptions by Brian J. Cantwell FRSAI., FIGRS, 27

Merginstown school, Dunlavin by Maura Kelly, 35

Mór O’Toole (a Wicklow biography no. 5) by Danny Boland, 42

Albina O’ Molloy (a Wicklow biography no. 6) by Cora Crampton,45

Thomas Eustace, Ist Viscount Baltinglass (a Wicklow biography no. 7) by Cora Crampton, 45

Fishing for pearl in the King’s river by Maria Brosnan, 47

The Greenes and Kilranelagh house by Paul Gorry, 48

The railway children (the Cott family) by Liam Kenny, 52

Aspects of the Land War at local level, phase one (1879-1882) by Joseph Rattigan, 57

Local agricultural methods c1803 by Paul Baker, 64

‘The Homes of Imaal’ a poem contributed by Jerome Keogh, 68

Graney by Dorothy Leonard, 69

Index to the Coolattin Estate Records 1847-56 part 2 (D to F), contributed by Paul Gorry, 76

Thirty-five years in West Wicklow (‘Going to the Country’) by Rhoda Byrne, 80

Appreciations:  John O’Donovan; Jimmy Nolan of the Wood and Joseph Morrin, 84

Book review: Geraldine Carville’s Baltinglass: Abbey of the Three Rivers, by Joe Rattigan, 86

Book review: Donal Begley’s Handbook of Irish Genealogy Sixth ed., by Paul Gorry, 87

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