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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Carlow in 1909

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

March 27, 1909

Carlow The death occurred recently of Gillespie who figured prominently before the public In a case heard at the last Carlow Graigue quarter sessions when he was awarded 86 and costs for alleged injury to cattle by driving.

June 12, 1909

April 21 at Longwood County Meath with nuptial mass by the Rev William Rooney PP Richard fourth son of the late Joseph McCall Killalongford County Carlow to Mary eldest daughter of James Murphy Congiffin Enfield County Meath.

July 10, 1909

The death occurred recently in the parochial house Somerton Carlow Graigue after a protracted illness of the Rev G P Byrne P P of that parish in his 58th year and the thirty fourth of his priesthood The deceased after filling curacies in Ballyroan Rossenaills Killelgh and Newbridge was in January 189S promoted to the pastorship of Killeshen Carlow Graigue As a preacher the deceased was noted far beyond the confines of the parishes in which he ministered

September 18, 1909

The reception has taken place at Mt Carmel Convent Loughrea Galway of Miss Mary Brigid Nolan only daughter of the late James Nolan Slaney quarter Tullow county Carlow.

Married At St Lazerians Church Leighlin bridge by the Rev James Coyle P P Michael Nolan Railway Hotel Athy to Helena B, daughter of the late Mr John Wynne merchant Leighlin Bridge.

There is at present some unpleasantness between the local people and the owner of the Ballkealy estate and notices were posted all over the country warning the people not to purchase hay which was to have been Sold on Aug the 19th

December 04, 1909

Married October 20 at the Church of the Sacred Heart Borris by the Rev J V Hughes CC cousin to the bride assisted by Rev J Dunne P P Re P Hipwell C C Rev W Flanagan CC and Rev J Lalor C.C Dennis J Nolan second surviving son of the late Denis Nolan The Hotel Goresbridge to Annie M only daughter of Mr John Phelan Ballymortin Borris.

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

February 13, 1909

Much regret is felt in Carlow at the death of John Sillis who was school teacher for the past twenty one years and had filled the office with much credit. He was also a practical supporter of the Gaelic League movement.

October 23, 1909

Joseph Byrne a highly respected young man of County Carlow while cycling collided with a motorcar at Clonegal and received injuries which resulted in his death.

December 25, 1909

Great indignation has been aroused in County Carlow over the establishment of an auxiliary police station at Bagnalstown. 


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