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CARTON HOUSE THROUGH THE PAGES OF THE KILDARE OBSERVER 1880-1935: PART ONE


Posted on  February 10, 2012


The first part of an essay which formed the background to a talk I gave at Carton in late 2010 which focused on references to Carton and the FitzGeralds at Carton in the newspaper, the Kildare Observer 1880-1935. The Kildare Observer is online and is searchable and free to access courtesy of Kildare Library & Arts Services and the British Library. more

CARTON HOUSE THROUGH THE PAGES OF THE KILDARE OBSERVER NEWSPAPER 1880-1935: PART TWO



The second part of an essay which formed the background to a talk I gave at Carton in late 2010 which focused on references to Carton and the FitzGeralds at Carton in the newspaper, the Kildare Observer 1880-1935. The Kildare Observer is online and is searchable and free to access courtesy of Kildare Library & Arts Services and the British Library. more

GOVERNOR GENERAL


Posted on  November 01, 2012


On 3 December 1932 the Kildare Observer carried a report on the appointment of Domhnall Ua Buachalla as the new (and last) Governor General of Ireland

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HODGESTOWN BOY IN HELIOGLAND BATTLE


Posted on  June 08, 2012


Two entries from the Kildare Observer on Joseph Freeman, Hodgestown, Donadea, serving in the Royal Navy in WWI more

HOW THE ST. LEGER GOT ITS NAME


Posted on  August 11, 2012


A story from the Kildare Observer of 10 September 1921 on how the famous St. Leger race got its name. Re-typed by Chris Holzgräwe

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LABOUR MEETING AT KILL 1883


Posted on  July 04, 2012


A Kildare Observer report from 29 September 1883 on a large labour meeting held at Kill

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POSTAL OFFICIAL'S DEATH


Posted on  September 15, 2011


A report from the Kildare Observer on the death of John Twitcham in 1919.

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THE EARL OF MAYO IN AMERICA


Posted on  July 13, 2012


A report from the Kildare Observer of 19 November 1881 on the Earl of Mayo's travels in America

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THE END OF THE WORKHOUSE


Posted on  July 21, 2012


An editorial from the Kildare Observer of 23 July 1921 on the ending of the Workhouse system

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THE KILDARE OBSERVER ONLINE


Posted on  November 19, 2011


The Kildare Observer 1880 - 1935 site has been updated;  it is online, searchable and free courtesy of Kildare Co. Council, Kildare Library & Arts Services, The British Library and the Irish Newspaper Archive. Click on the link in the article and save to favourites for you will no doubt be coming back time and time again. Enjoy! 

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THE SALLINS AND BALTINGLASS EXTENSION LINE


Posted on  July 13, 2012


An article from the Kildare Observer of 13 June 1885 on the Sallins and Baltinglass extension rail line

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