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"The Gathering" Talks and Lectures
Free Conference Facilitated and Sponsored by Galway County Heritage Office
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"The Price of Beef"
Michael Flannery, Victualler, Main St, Ballinrobe, 1950
Page link: 'Strike on Here'
'Strike on Here'
Western Pride Bakery 1967
Page link: A very Happy Christmas from Ballinrobe
A very Happy Christmas from Ballinrobe
From the Committee, friends and the Ballinrobe Community to you all, wherever you are in the world
Page link: A visit to our past through our Museum
A visit to our past through our Museum
Extracts from article by Áine Ryan in the Irish Times
Page link: Active Retirement Group
Active Retirement Group
ARA Ballinrobe's vibrant Group
Page link: All-Ireland Brass Band Competition
All-Ireland Brass Band Competition
Ballinrobe May, 1958 - Programme
Page link: Ballinrobe - A Sense of Place
Ballinrobe - A Sense of Place
60 years of Ups and Downs in Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe - History of fishing on Lough Mask
Ballinrobe - History of fishing on Lough Mask
World Cup Trout fly fishing
Page link: Ballinrobe - Mayo's Oldest Town and the
Ballinrobe - Mayo's Oldest Town and the "Secrets of the Irish Landscape"
Discover the diversity of the landscape around Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe - Race Course History - Part 1.
Ballinrobe - Race Course History - Part 1.
Interview with Mr. Jimmy Tierney RIP on aspects of the course's history in 1998
Page link: Ballinrobe and Heritage Week - 2011
Ballinrobe and Heritage Week - 2011
Ballinrobes historic highlights to be included in free introductry talk for Heritage Week.
Page link: Ballinrobe Ball Alleys
Ballinrobe Ball Alleys
A brief overview
Page link: Ballinrobe Brass Band
Ballinrobe Brass Band
Programme May 1958
Page link: Ballinrobe business begins the fight-back
Ballinrobe business begins the fight-back
A positive business start-up leads the way!
Page link: Ballinrobe Local History
Ballinrobe Local History
The Books of Survey and Distribution
Page link: Ballinrobe Magazine
Ballinrobe Magazine
The Bridge - Ballinrobe Parish Magazine
Page link: Ballinrobe Old Adverts
Ballinrobe Old Adverts
Milinary and Human Hair c. 1950s
Page link: Ballinrobe Parish Relator
Ballinrobe Parish Relator
11 May, 1980 (No 40)
Page link: Ballinrobe Race Course
Ballinrobe Race Course
New developments over the years.
Page link: Ballinrobe Racecourse
Ballinrobe Racecourse
90th Birthday supplement by 'The Mayo News'
Page link: Ballinrobe Soccer Club
Ballinrobe Soccer Club
A history of Ballinrobe Town A.F.C
Page link: Ballinrobe to the Bronx
Ballinrobe to the Bronx
23rd May, 1989 - Reporter Jerry O'Callaghan
Page link: Ballinrobe Workhouse and what it might have been like.
Ballinrobe Workhouse and what it might have been like.
While the Workhouse in Ballinrobe has mostly been destroyed this clip gives an ideas of what life would have been like for those who had to avail of its services.
Page link: Ballinrobe's
Ballinrobe's "Heritage Walk" booklet and plaques launched by Pulitzer Prize winner Ms. Maureen Dowd
Pulitzer Prizewinner Maureen Dowd has strong Ballinrobe roots - Tuesday, 03 July 2012 09:12
Page link: Ballinrobe's Brass Band
Ballinrobe's Brass Band
The Rape of the Brass Band - Extracted from The Eavesdropper, Ballinrobes Newsmag c. 1988
Page link: Ballinrobe's Graveyards
Ballinrobe's Graveyards
'I am what you will be; I was what you are now'
Page link: Ballinrobe's Historic Sites - free-to-download 'app'
Ballinrobe's Historic Sites - free-to-download 'app'
Two options for a userfriendly 'app' for your smartphone.
Page link: Ballinrobe's Historic Sites Walk
Ballinrobe's Historic Sites Walk
Walk took place on Wednesday 24th August 2011
Page link: Ballinrobe's Pop Museum
Ballinrobe's Pop Museum
In Vacant Shop Windows around Ballinrobe
Page link: Bernie Sears
Bernie Sears
A Local Postman's memories
Page link: Calendar 2011 - Historic Ballinrobe
Calendar 2011 - Historic Ballinrobe
See U Tube clip with just one click!
Page link: Calendar for 2013 Historic Ballinrobe - launched at Heritage Day
Calendar for 2013 Historic Ballinrobe - launched at Heritage Day
It can be used as a diary, planner or calendar and in Irish and English
Page link: Can you dig it?
Can you dig it?
Training garden start up in Ballinrobe
Page link: Captain Boycott
Captain Boycott
Taken from: Irish Tourist Association Survey, 1945 - ITA/3/10 (87) - Mayo Co. Library, Castlebar.
Page link: David Shaw Smith
David Shaw Smith
Maker of the 'Hands' series
Page link: Fishing on Lough Mask
Fishing on Lough Mask
Video clip - Year 1964
Page link: Grandfather of Marie Finnerty of Creagh
Grandfather of Marie Finnerty of Creagh
Larry Griffin: The Missing Postman
Page link: Green Are the Hills Far Away by Kathleen O'Toole O'Connell
Green Are the Hills Far Away by Kathleen O'Toole O'Connell
Ballinrobe - Posthumous release of memoir by native of Ballinrobe
Page link: Group from Luzinay, France visit Ballinrobe
Group from Luzinay, France visit Ballinrobe
Resting for a moment after a tour of Ballinrobe's Heritage sites led by Averil Staunton
Page link: Happy Easter from Historic Ballinrobe - Capital of South Mayo
Happy Easter from Historic Ballinrobe - Capital of South Mayo
To all our Supporters and Friends all over the world
Page link: Historic Courthouse built c.1750 to be converted for Boxing Club
Historic Courthouse built c.1750 to be converted for Boxing Club
Ballinrobe boxing club president welcomes club's new home
Page link: How did it start?
How did it start?
Christmas greetings
Page link: John King US Navy
John King US Navy
Congressional Medal of Honour - US Navy
Page link: Local History
Local History
Townlands
Page link: Lough Mask and Lough Carra
Lough Mask and Lough Carra
Video from the air.
Page link: May Day customs around Ballinrobe and the hinterland
May Day customs around Ballinrobe and the hinterland
Do you remember May Day in your area or school?
Page link: Mayo Association film on Mayo
Mayo Association film on Mayo
Ballinrobe could typify this films essence with her well known visitors, scenery, racing, fishing, history and heritage, music and dance and her emigrants and new immigrants!
Page link: Memories - Christmas in Ballinrobe
Memories - Christmas in Ballinrobe
Willie Hughes, Nellie Walsh and John McTigue; Shop windows
Page link: Mr. Tommy Graham to launch Community Archive Network which includes Ballinrobe's Community History
Mr. Tommy Graham to launch Community Archive Network which includes Ballinrobe's Community History
Ballinrobe's historicalballinrobe website is to be part of the Museum's Community Archive Network
Page link: Mrs. Bridie Mulloy of Ballinrobe
Mrs. Bridie Mulloy of Ballinrobe
Writer and Journalist
Page link: Pat McGovern - Interview
Pat McGovern - Interview
Chairman Ballinrobe Musical Society
Page link: Red Shoes and no Clichés
Red Shoes and no Clichés
Written by Ballinrobe Active Retirement Writer's Group
Page link: Rick Lewis, Artist
Rick Lewis, Artist
Sculptor of the John King Memorial at Cornmarket, Ballinrobe
Page link: Sticks for the Reek
Sticks for the Reek
Sticks sold on Bridge Street.
Page link: The 'Christmas Box'
The 'Christmas Box'
Colleen Assorted Sweets
Page link: The Irish Community Archive Network
The Irish Community Archive Network
Ballinrobe's website now part of the National Museum of Ireland's portal site
Page link: The Mayo Crest
The Mayo Crest
Details of Logo
Page link: The National Museum Needs Your Help
The National Museum Needs Your Help
The National Museum of Ireland-Country Life in Castlebar, Co. Mayo is undertaking a collaborative heritage project with the Linenhall Arts Centre. May On Our Doorstep is a celebration of traditional May Day Customs in Ireland.
Page link: Tourmakeady attack: four police dead, flight in the mountains
Tourmakeady attack: four police dead, flight in the mountains
Extract from: The Mayoman, May 7th, 1921
Page link: Useful Sources
Useful Sources
Family Research
Page link: Video Clip - Mayo Champions
Video Clip - Mayo Champions
1936 All Ireland GAA Champions
Page link: Video clip of 2011 calendar
Video clip of 2011 calendar
Get a glimpse of Ballinrobe
Category link: Ballinrobe GAA Club Archive
Ballinrobe GAA Club Archive
GAA Club Archives
Category link: Ballinrobe's Pop-up Museum
Ballinrobe's Pop-up Museum
Ballinrobe's Vacant Premises Windows
Category link: The Ballinrobe Chronicle 1866 - 1903
The Ballinrobe Chronicle 1866 - 1903
Ballinrobe's own Chronicle newspaper - published 1866 - 1903