Newsletter 6, Summer 2020

Newsletter 6, Summer 2020

Our Summer 2020 newsletter can be viewed or downloaded at the link below. We hope to return to printing and distributing paper copies for the next edition. As always, we welcome articles, items of interest, other material and suggestions for future editions.
Articles in this edition: Cambridge, MA to Glenrevagh: The Journey of my father, William Flanagan, July 1904, by Mary Flanagan Newell; Thomas Browne’s Applotment, 1847, by Paul Greaney; The Kingdom of Maigh Seóla, by Patrick O’Flaherty; Annaghdown’s Army – One Hundred Annaghdown Men ‘In Service’ by Steve Dolan; Secret Stones of Annaghdown; Cathair a’ Cillín: The Children’s Burial Ground at Cregduff, by Br. Conal Thomas; and from the archives: Another Tithe Campaign, from the Freeman’s Journal, January 28, 1834.

Newsletter 4, Summer 2019

Newsletter 4, Summer 2019

Our Summer 2019 newsletter was printed in June 2018 and distributed at the Corrandulla Show on 23 June, and thereafter at local shops and Corrandulla Post Office. We welcome articles, items of interest, other material and suggestions for future editions. Articles in this edition: The 1918-19 Flu Epidemic in Annaghdown; The Coen Family, by Mary Margaret Burke; Land Agitation in Galway, 1920-23, by Johnny Burke; and from the archives: Visit to Old Irish Home – Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Cavanagh Will Go Back to Galway, from The Omaha Daily Bee, August 4, 1908.

Newsletter 3, Winter 2018

Newsletter 3, Winter 2018

Our Winter 2018 newsletter was printed in December 2018 and distributed at local shops and Corrandulla Post Office. We welcome articles, items of interest, other material and suggestions for future editions. Articles in this edition: Was there a Famine in the West of Ireland in 1925? by Johnny Burke; Reflections on the Past, by Kathleen O’Shea; Big Deal, by Peter Newell; and Lectern, a poem by Joe McDermott.

Newsletter 2, Summer 2018

Newsletter 2, Summer 2018

Our Summer 2018 newsletter was printed in June 2018 and distributed at the Corrandulla Show on 24 June, and thereafter at local shops and Corrandulla Post Office. We welcome articles, items of interest, other material and suggestions for future editions. Articles in this edition: DNA Testing for Family History Research – Science Bringing Genealogy to the Technological Generation, by Irene McGoldrick; Writing a Local History,  by Johnny Burke; The Stone-Built Wells of Annaghdown, by Jessica Cooke; A 1927 Visitor to Annaghdown, a diary entry by William Ford; and The Annaghdown Letter of Arthur J. Braginton, from the 1908 book Letters of Arthur J.Braginton.

Newsletter 1, Winter 2017

Newsletter 1, Winter 2017

Our first newsletter was printed and distributed locally in December 2017. Articles in this edition: Boreen Gort Dobe Buí, by Peter Newell; Early Annaghdown Settlers in New Zealand, by David L. Cavanagh; Annaghdown Heritage Society: The First 21 Years, by Br. Conal Thomas; Petty Sessions Records, by Paul Greaney; and from the archives: Quack Doctors, from The Tuam Herald of April 18, 1840.