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Time to enjoy that stretch in the evenings, fuel the saneness
Time to enjoy that stretch in the evenings, fuel the saneness
Ballinrobe native Declan Varley recalls his memory of his Dad's and indeed hundreds of fishermen in this area, as they look forward to 'tight lines' in the coming months.
Pursuant to the Sentence
Pursuant to the Sentence
Execution at Ballinrobe c 1765
"A glimpse back into an Ireland we deny knowing"
Extract from Declan Varley's Editorial in The Galway Advertiser
Ballinrobe families who would have lived here from 1930s onwards
Ballinrobe families who would have lived here from 1930s onwards
Nora O'Donnell, Anne O'Donnell, N. Gleeson, Josie O'Donnell, Ruby Wynne, Christy Power, Micko Sweeney, Gus Lydon, Bernie O'Keefe, T. Hession, Mary Burke.
The Murder of Mrs. Canna, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, Ireland
The Murder of Mrs. Canna, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, Ireland
Hanging of 4 McHugh Brothers Peter, Patrick, James & Den is McHugh at Ballinrobe Jail - Affected lives: Mrs. Canna & daughter, Peter Canna, Patrick Hopkins, Cornelius O'Brien, James Caulfield
Barrett the Tumbler (lived in Ballinrobe)
Barrett the Tumbler (lived in Ballinrobe)
"You are the man who breaks stones on your chest and takes pins and swallows them" said the Justice.
Edward Slevin
Edward Slevin
"One of the most dangerous characters in the country"
Towerhill House Carnacon, Co. Mayo
Towerhill House Carnacon, Co. Mayo
A house with a direct connection with the famous Green and Red of Mayo, the colours that the GAA county footballers and sportspeople wear.
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Thomas & Bridget Gibbons (nee Walsh)
Thomas & Bridget Gibbons (nee Walsh)
Possibly had a shop on Bridge Street, Ballinrobe
I am tracing my own roots in Tourmakeady. My...
By Ginger Cook
On 31/01/2018
Thomas & Bridget Gibbons (nee Walsh)
Thomas & Bridget Gibbons (nee Walsh)
Possibly had a shop on Bridge Street, Ballinrobe
My great, great grandmother's name was...
By Ginger Cook
On 31/01/2018
Kilmaine and Kille Abbeys
Kilmaine and Kille Abbeys
By Evelyn Keane
Thank you for such interesting information. My...
By Margaret Reynolds
On 31/01/2018
Kilmaine, Co. Mayo - Chief Landlords of the area.
Kilmaine, Co. Mayo - Chief Landlords of the area.
By Evelyn Keane
Tim & Rosaleen, there were Rippinghams in...
By Brian McKeon
On 19/01/2018