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
- 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
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
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.