Kilfinane Coshlea Historical Journals

2002 Volume 1 Part 1 – Read online

Table of Contents

  • {p1} Editorial
  • {p3} Foundation of the Historical Society, 1999
  • {p4} Kilfinane Abbey Brooch [Note]
  • {p5} Glenbrohane – A Short History
  • {p8} Kilfinane man NF Davin In Canada [Note]
  • {p9} Ballinvreena Youth Club
  • {p11} Race Day in Ballinahinch
  • {p12} Palatines in the Ballyhoura Country
  • {p14} Ballyorgan in the 1930’s
  • {p15} Kilfinane Coin
  • {p18} The Shrine of St. Molua
  • {p20} The Fenians at Kilclooney [Notes 1, 1a ]
  • {p22} The Lee Family and Kilfinane [Note] [House 7]
  • {p24} Abbeyballinegaul
  • {p27} John Flanagan, Limerick’s Hercules [Kilbreedy]

2002 Volume 1 Part 2 – Read online

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  • {p29} Travelling Personalities [Note]
  • {p30} Crossroads Dancing
  • {p31} The Caseys of Kilfinane
  • {p32} The Lady they called Sequin Queen [Note]
  • {p33} A Farmers Prayer
  • {p34} Ballylanders Old I.R.A Memorial [Note]
  • {p35} The Roll of Honour
  • {p38} Report on Ballyriggin Wood
  • {p40} The Ryan Family, The Scarteen Hounds [Note]
  • {p42} Kilfinane National Schools
  • {p43} The Life of Staker Wallace [Tiermore]
  • {p44} Kilfinane Church of Ireland Primary School Goes National
  • {p45} How Irish Troops Bagged their First Plane [Note]
  • {p46} Folklore of the Forge
  • {p47} The Lime Kiln
  • {p48} Memories of my Youth, Kilfinane in the 40’s
  • {p49} Kilfinane Moat or Fort
  • {p51} A Brief History of Castle Oliver [NUIG] [NIAH]
  • {p52} Buried in his own Haggard [Note]
  • {p53} Hurling, The Great Escape
  • {p56} The Ballad of Ballinvreena
  • {p57} The Rescue of Sean Hogan [Notes 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5 ]
  • {p58} The Station of Knocklong [Notes 1, 2, 2b, 3, 4, 4b ]
  • {p59} List of Patrons
  • {p60} Coshlea Map

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2003 Volume 2 Part 1 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p1} Editorial
  • {p3} Retreat of O’Sullivan Beara
  • {p10} Memories of Jimmy Lehane [Note]
  • {p11} Up My Sleeve
  • {p13} Mce Meade – A Freedom Fighter [Note] [BMH Statement]
  • {p16} The East Limerick Fighting Squad [J MacCarthy BMH]
  • {p17} The Hiring Fair
  • {p19} Royal Forts of Coshlea
  • {p23} The Slievereagh Poem
  • {p24} Changed Times at Castle Oliver [Restoration]
  • {p28} Coshlea Poem
  • {p29} Griston Bog
  • {p30} Liam Manahan [Note] [BMH]
  • {p32} Ballylanders Town Hall Poem
  • {p33} Maple Ballroom
  • {p34} The Burning of Glenosheen [Note]
  • {p38} The Moore-Abbey
  • {p39} The Legend of Moore-Abbey
  • {p40} Istabraq

2003 Volume 2 Part 2 – Read Online

  • {p44} A Man before His Time [House 12]
  • {p46} The Staker Wallace Band
  • {p48} Ballinahinch
  • {p50} The Gascoignes
  • {p51} Charge of Riot over Priest’s House
  • {p52} Johnny Patterson [Note]
  • {p53} The Rise & Fall of the Local Creameries
  • {p56} The Touring Show
  • {p57} Glenaree Urn Burial
  • {p59} When Work Meant Work
  • {p62} Glenbrohane’s Famous Sons
  • {p64} The Famine (poem)
  • {p65} Building an Irish Ireland
  • {p68} ‘Cross of the Tree’ Ambush Hero [Note]
  • {p69} The Staker (Poem)
  • {p70} Forestry in Kilfinane Area
  • {p72} Tribute to J.J. Flanagan [Note]
  • {p73} Memories of Sister Bridget
  • {p80} The Walking Salesman
  • {p81} Successful Drama Festival
  • {p82} Gold in Bulgaden
  • {p83} Gold in Bulgaden (poem)
  • {p84} Don’t judge Others Too Harshly

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2005 Volume 3 Part 1 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p1} Editorial
  • {p3} Place Names of Coshlea [PW Joyce – 47mb]
  • {p7} Other Days in Limerick’s Athletic History [Note]
  • {p8} Cattle Raiding in the Galtee Mountains
  • {p10} Kilfinane Chess Club
  • {p15} The ancient Parish of Galbally
  • {p18} Weather Recording at Mount Russell [Dataset]
  • {p20} If my Memory Serves me Right [Note]
  • {p27} Ballinvreena Foot Beagles
  • {p29} Oliver’s Mill
  • {p37} Fr. Sheehy and his Executioner
  • {p39} Grand Jury Presentments

2005 Volume 3 Part 2 – Read Online

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  • {p45} Kilfinane Church [NIAH] [Note]
  • {p55} Anne O’Sullivan
  • {p58} The Last Defender [Note]
  • {p60} The Sisters in Kilfinane [NIAH] [Notes 1, 2, 3, 4 ]
  • {p63} Raheenamadra
  • {p81} The Travelling People
  • {p82} Fragments of Lost Census
  • {p86} The Shraharla Ambush [Notes 1, 2, 3 ]
  • {p88} Duntryleague
  • {p96} Lewis Prytherch’s Manuscript
  • {p99} Researching your Locality

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2007 Volume 4 Part 1 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p1} Editorial
  • {p3} Davy Quish
  • {p6} The Canon Hayes Memorial Hall [Note]
  • {p11} The Galbally Riots
  • {p12} The Galbally Sports
  • {p13} Fair Day in Kilfinane
  • {p15} Kilfinane Blacksmiths
  • {p16} A Short Biography – Pa Collins
  • {p18} From Ballylanders to Croke Park
  • {p34} Kilflynn Church of Ireland [NIAH]

2007 Volume 4 Part 2 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p44} Index to Kilflynn Churchyard
  • {p49} The Battle of Kilmallock [Notes 1, 2 ]
  • {p54} Farewell to Limerick
  • {p56} James Tobin’s Recollections of Kilfinane Past – 1983
  • {p59} Celtic Ballintubber
  • {p65} Ballylanders Parish Church [NIAH]
  • {p70} Billy O’Reilly R.I.P
  • {p71} Saved… by An Irishman wearing British Khaki [Note]
  • {p73} The Holy Wells of County Limerick and also in the Barony of Coshlea
  • {p88} The Well of the Omen

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2009 Volume 5 Part 1 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p1} Editorial
  • {p3} John James Keane [Note]
  • {p8} Hedge Schools in South East Co. Limerick
  • {p11} St. Paul’s Secondary School, Kilfinane 1962
  • {p12} Limekilns in the Coshlea Area of Co. Limerick
  • {p17} John O’Mahony; Loughannana, Kilbeheny, Co. Limerick [Note]
  • {p24} Superstitions
  • {p27} Great Limerick Athletes – Dan Shanahan of Kilfinane [Notes 1, 2 ]
  • {p30} Boyhood Memories
  • {p31} A History of Darragh Creamery
  • {p33} The Natural Heritage of Coshlea
  • {p36} St. Andrews Church of Ireland, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick [NIAH]

2009 Volume 5 Part 2 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p45} St. Andrews Church of Ireland, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick – continued
  • {p55} Willie Condon – Fenian and Land League Campaigner [Notes 1, 2 ]
  • {p62} Glenosheen and its Beauty
  • {p64} History of the Development of the Deerpark Herd
  • {p68} Like Father, Like Son
  • {p70} Selling Milk: Buying Butterfat
  • {p73} My Home in Gleneffy
  • {p74} Low Infants of 1949/50 Kilfinane National School
  • {p77} Ballyorgan National School
  • {p80} The Act of Union in Coshlea
  • {p82} People from the Barony of Coshlea who died in the 1st World War [Notes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]
  • {p85} Garry Bouncers Ladies Tug-O-War
  • {p87} Canavour Spring – Gift of God

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2013 Volume 6 Part 1 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p1} Editorial
  • {p3} The Famine of ‘Black 47’ [Note]
  • {p6} The making of replica Bronze Age vessels from the Cush, Co. Limerick site
  • {p8} Roger O’Donnell: An Appreciation
  • {p10} The Family Tree
  • {p12} Michael J. Hennessy: an Appreciation
  • {p14} Childhood memories of Ballintubber
  • {p17} The period 1798 to 1923 – Kilfinane has a rich history
  • {p22} Kilfinane Autumn Festival
  • {p26} Galbally – My Own Place [Note]
  • {p28} Great Limerick Athletes – Denis Carey of Kilfinane [Note]
  • {p31} The Ballinvana Stakers
  • {p34} Hurling – Blackrock 2010 [1993]
  • {p37} Frank Roche of Elton [Notes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ]

2013 Volume 6 Part 2 – Read Online

Table of Contents

  • {p42} Flanagan inspires Maurice to a lifetime of dedication to the Olympics [Note]
  • {p44} To the memory of the “O’Neill Crowley Pipe Band”
  • {p46} List of Shops, Pubs and Businesses in the Kilfinane area in the 50s and 60s
  • {p53} Fr. John Ryan [Note]
  • {p54} St. Patrick’s Church, Glenbrohane – a short history [NIAH]
  • {p62} Folklore of Ballinlyna
  • {p63} Members of Limerick County Council from the Kilfinane Coshlea area, 1899 to 2013
  • {p72} The Clancys of Cush [House 4]
  • {p79} Dancehalls in Ballyhoura Country in the 1950s and 60s
  • {p82} Ardpatrick – a spot surrounded in romance

Overview –

Total pages: 504
Total articles: 178
Total contributors: 88

___Michael J Hennessy: 12 articles
___Roger O’Donnell: 11
___Davy Quish: 11
___Jim Neville: 9
___Denis O’Dwyer: 6
___Denis Martin, John O’Donnell, Maurice O’Regan, Mary F Ryan, Seamus Ryan: 4
___Jimmy Lehane, Matt O’Callaghan, John Ryan, Michael Tobin: 3
___Dan Barrett, Willie Carr, Jimmy Fitzgerald, Mannix Joyce, Pat McGrath, Seamus ___O’Ceallaigh, Liam O’Connor, M O h-Aonghusa, Jim Ryan: 2
___65 with 1. [5 articles had multi-authorship] [17 uncredited/unknown].

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