Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Carlow in 1905

The following items were found in The Intermountain Catholic. (Salt Lake City [Utah] ;) 1899-1920 newspaper.

February 04, 1905

Mr Mary Fenlon wife of Daniel Fenlon of Carlow died on Christmas day.

The death occurred on Dec 20 of Sister Mary Gabriel of St Leos Convent of Mercy Carlow. She was the daughter of the late Robert J Kenny of New Garden house Carlow She entered St Leos convent at 18 years of age in 1862 and was professed in 1864 In 1881 she was appointed one of the nursing sisters in the Carlow workhouse infirmary and in the intervening twenty three years she devoted her life to the care of the sick poor.

February 11, 1905,

Mr McCullagh assistant head master of the Madel street Enniskillen now has charge of the National school Barrack street Carlow He is a most efficient teacher.

Died On Sunday Jan 8 at Dyart Stradbally James Couran aged 75 years.
Died Jan 7 at Constable Hill Hacketstown Mrs Margaret Dowling.
Died Dec 20  at Malta the son of Joseph Keogh Dublin road Carlow aged 21 years
Died Dec 30 at the Rushes Ballickmoyler  Patrick Langton at the advanced age of 86 years.
Died Jan 6 (Feast of the Epiphany at Wellington square Carlow I Murtha McWey aged 60.

March 25, 1905

The tenants have bought the estate of the Messrs Campbell which comprises part of Wells and Tinnegraney near Bagnalstown. The terms averaged nearly twenty three years purchase the holdings with a few exceptions were held subject to second term rents.

James Byrne eldest son of John Byrne of Dourne Bagnalstown and Ellen Breen only daughter of the late Thomas Breen of Mangan Killanne County Wexford were married on Feb 16 in the Parish church Ballindaggin by Rev Thomas Byrne curate at Hacketstown assisted by Rev Luke Byrne curate at Myshall brothers of the bridegroom.

April 08, 1905

Mrs Mary Ann Brennan wife of Martin Brennan of Royal Oak Bagenalstown died on Feb 8th She was in her twenty third year.

The marriage was solemnized on Feb 22 in the church in Levitstown by Rev J Kinsella pastor of Edenderry (uncle of the bridegroom) assisted by Rev M Fitzpatrick curate at Thomastown cousin of the bride and two other priests of Mary Hayden eldest daughter of Edward Hayden of Castleroe Lodge Magency County Kildare’s county councillor and John Kinsella youngest son of the late Patrick and Teresa Kinsella of Rathrush House Tullow.

April 15, 1905

Mrs Elizabeth Drea of Bohermore Bagenalstown died on March 2nd She was the widow of John Drea.

The late Thomas Kinsella of Johnstown farmer bequeathed £20 to the pastor of Tinryland for charitable purposes.

Mrs Mary O’Brien of Ullard Myshall widow of Timothy O’Brien dies on the 10th, she was 85 years old.

Elizabeth P. Donohoe of Clonegal youngest daughter of the late County Councillor Denis Donohoe died on March 25th.

May 27, 1905

Mrs Ann Kealy of Ballysalla Hacketstown, widow of John Kealy died on April 28th

A meeting of the Father John Murphy Memorial Committee of Tullow was held on April 23 Thomas Bolger chairman presiding The members present were Patrick Aughrey D C Patrick Kavanagh Denis Deering D C and Secretary Michael P Maher Subscription were handed in from James Kelly Clonmore John Kehoe Williamstown Rathvilly Michael Byrne (clothier) Hacketstown John Byrne Ballinakill and Edward Walsh The Duffery second subscription.

June 10, 1905,

Leo P. Murphy son of G & J.G. Murphy of Beimont Tullow died on May 2 he was 14 month.

Presentation Convent Bagnalstown
On Thursday April 27 the solemn and impressive ceremonies of reception and profession took place The young lady who pronounced her holy vows In presence of Most Rev Dr Foley was Miss M A Ryan (In religion Sister M Philomena) youngest daughter of Mr Ryan Ballypierce County Carlow A most suitable and touching sermon was preached by the Rev Paul Murphy CC Rev M Rice C C celebrated
mass His lordship was assisted by theVery Rev Monsignor Burke P P V F and Rev Tames Coyle PP.

Miss Kathleen Kelly daughter of the late Mr P Kelly Tullow received the holy
habit of religion and white veil taking the name of Sister M Benignus Besides the friends of the sisters the following clergy were present Rev R O’Brien PP Rev J Kearney Admin Tullow Rev M Burke C C Rev G OLoughlin C C ReV M Parker C C Rev M Rice C C Rev Foley C C Reev J Hipwell C C Rev P Donnelly C C After the conclusion of the ceremonies the guests were most hospitably entertained by the Rev
Mother and sisters of the community Four.

June 17, 1905,

John Byrne of Lower Seskin Leighlin bridge on April 27 was driving Mrs Jeffers to Leighlinbridge when the horse took fright at Norton malthouse and ran into the river Byrne was drowned.

October 21, 1905

A summons against John Tobin butcher Carlow for using unlicensed
premises as a slaughterhouse was dismissed with costs at Carlow petty sessions on Monday it having been admitted by the Urban council that they had no bylaws enabling them to issue licenses as required by the act of parliament.

November 25, 1905

On Oct 11th a pretty wedding took place in the Cathedral Carlow between Mr Richard Moloney solicitor Limore and Miss Teresa Rebecca second daughter of the late George Bourke and Mrs Bourke Dublin street Carlow The bride who was accompanied by Miss Daisy Bourke sister and Miss Murphy cousin as brides maid was given away by her uncle Mt T. Murphy and Mr T Murphy Jr attended the bridegroom as best man The bride who is very popular in her native town and the bridegroom a member of a very old and respected Tipperary family were given hearty send off by their numerous friends.

The following items were found in Kentucky Irish American. (Louisville, Ky.) 1898-1968,

August 19, 1905

James Kelly a youth well known in the County Carlow died as the result of injuries received in a football game near Bagnalstown. The Coroners jury after affirming the cause of death added a rider recommending that football matches be abandoned on Sundays.

November 18, 1905,

Richard Maloney a rising young solicitor of Lismore and Miss Teresa Rebecca Burke of Carlow were united in marriage last week in the Carlow.

December 16, 1905

Morgan Nolan a well known character throughout the County Carlow died recently at Ballybromhill. He was 110 years old and up to a few hours before his death had full possession of his faculties.


(Thanks to Terry Curran for providing this material)

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