Friday, 27 April 2012

Very Interesting old photos from Jer

These boys attended Knockanure School  in 1912

Knockanure Boys c 1912
From Jer

Back row L-R Hugh Goulding, Mick Sullivan, Con Hunt, Willie G Stack, Paddy Carroll, Mick Mulvihill and Mick Lane;
Second row; Ned and jack Murphy, Paddy Kearney, Lar Broderick, Bill Buckley, Bill Fitzmaurice, Mick Kearney;
Front L-R Tommy stack, Paddy Horgan, Mick Moore, Jack Dunne, Mick White, Larry Kearney, John Leahy Con Buckley.


These girls were in Tarmons in 1922

TARMONS Girls 1922
Front; Margaret Denihan, Mary O' Connor, Ann Fennel, Nora Cronin, Bridie Sweeney, Jule Fitzgerald. 
2nd Row; Mary G Corridan, Nora Barton Hanlon, S Sheahan, Mary Collins, Liz Murphy, Margaret Buckley, Jo McMahon, Margaret Nolan, Mary Sheahan, Maisie Enright, Nellie
 O' Grady.
Back Row; Margaret Dunne, Eileen Corridan, Margaret Nolan, Bridie Curnane, Jo Buckley, Mary Sweeney, Mary O' Connor, Nell Collins, Mina Wren, Mary Fennell, Mai Enright, Mai Fennel cousin of Mary, Catherine Wren, Nellie Curtin, Mary Sweeney an Mary Brandon.


These are 2 old photos of Ballybunion Castle before it was preserved.


This photo came from the RTE website. It shows children in 1974 picketing Montrose to ask for the retention of Wanderly Wagon which was threatened with closure. I wonder where they are today; Vita Cotex maybe?


According to Listowel Town Council's latest figures they had 249 applications for housing up to the end of March. This compares with 252 applications for the whole of 2011. The Council has 204 houses. All but 11 of these are currently occupied. They have a 94% rent collection rate.


Today's random bit of news.Yesterday Rory McIlroy tweeted this photo of himself aged 2.

He'd have made a great hurler!


Always remember


Megan Specia took this photo yesterday outside a post office in St. Andrews Street, Dublin.

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