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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Jimmy O'Toole


Books by the same author
Grange - The Path to the Present (1987)
The Carlow Gentry (1993)
Frederick York Wolseley (1995)
Carlow's International Achievers (1999)

Jimmy O'Toole is a native of Rathbawn, was educated at Grange National School, Patrician Brothers' Day School in Tullow and Tullow Vocational School, from where he joined the reporting staff of The People Newspapers Group, Wexford in 1969. Based in Bray, Co Wicklow, between 1971 and 1981, he was involved in the launch of the group's new title, The Bray People and was a correspondent for the Independent Group's three titles - The Irish Independent, The Evening Herald and the Sunday Independent. He was also a regular contributor to radio and television news programmes on RTE.

In 1981 he left full-time journalism to join the family building business in Carlow. He also continues to research and write books of local historical interest from his home in Carlow Town.

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2001 Ireland Genealogy Projects, IGP TM