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1798 - BATTLE OF OVIDSTOWN


Posted on  September 01, 2007


An article from the Kildare Voice by Eoghan Corry which analyses the Rebel defeat at Ovidstown during the 1798 Rebellion in County Kildare. Our thanks to Eoghan. more

BATTLE OF BALLYSHANNON, 738 A.D.


Posted on  October 24, 2007


Eoghan Corry looks at the effects of one of the most significant battles in Co. Kildare's history in his column of 17 August 2007 in The Kildare Voice. Out thanks to Eoghan more

BOOK OF KILDARE - 'NOT THE WORK OF MEN BUT OF ANGELS'


Posted on  November 20, 2007


 A note on the illustrious 'Book of Kildare' by Eoghan Corry  from his regular feature in the Kildare Voice. Our thanks to Eoghan. more

CENTENARY OF KILDARE'S FIRST ALL-IRELAND VICTORY IN 1907


Posted on  August 25, 2007


Eoghan Corry comments on early GAA success for County Kildare from his weekly column in the Kildare Voice. Our thanks to Eoghan. more

Fear of famine in 1940's Ireland - 1946 agricultural labourers strike in Kildare


Posted on  October 24, 2007


An intriguing look at the hardships of 1940's Ireland by Eoghan Corry in The Kildare Voice 10 August 2007. Our thanks to Eoghan more

GEARÓID MÓR - THE GREAT EARL OF KILDARE


Posted on  November 20, 2007


An examination of the career of Gearóid Mór, arguably the greatest of the FitzGeralds, by Eoghan Corry in his regular feature in the Kildare Voice. Our thanks to Eoghan. more

INTERESTING STATISTICS


Posted on  September 03, 2011


When we look back over the years the Leinster Leader reminds us how good the old days really were! more

KILDARE IN THE 18TH CENTURY PARLIAMENT


Posted on  November 20, 2007


Eoghan Corry takes a closer look at Co. Kildare representation in the 18th century parliament. Our thanks to Eoghan.

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KILDARE'S WETTEST SUMMERS


Posted on  September 01, 2007


Some of the coldest and wettest summers on record, discussed by Eoghan Corry in his column in the Kildare Voice. Our thanks to Eoghan more

PONSONBYS, CONOLLYS et al. - WELL-CONNECTED KILDARE FAMILIES


Posted on  October 24, 2007


Eoghan Corry examines the powerful Co. Kildare family connections in national politics - particularly the Ponsonby family - The Kildare Voice, 31 August 2007. Our thanks to Eoghan.

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Straffan Rail Crash 1853


Posted on  November 24, 2007


Eoghan Corry examines one of the worst rail disasters in Irish history in his regular history feature for the Kildare Voice. more

THE INSURRECTION ACT OF 1807


Posted on  November 20, 2007


Eoghan Corry in his regular Kildare Voice feature examines the extremeties of martial law in 1807. Our thanks to Eoghan.

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THE LEGACY OF CHARLES LENNOX, LORD LIEUTENANT


Posted on  October 24, 2007


Eoghan Corry examines the policies of the new Lord Lieutenant in 1807, Charles Lennox, who had many Kildare connections - The Kildare Voice 24 August 2007. Our thanks to Eoghan

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WILLIAM NORTON - LABOUR LEADER


Posted on  November 20, 2007


Eoghan Corry takes a look at the distinguished political career of William Norton, leader of the Irish Labour Party from 1932-1960. Our thanks to Eoghan. more

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