All Blog Posts Tagged 'Carlow' (8)

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Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising: Michael O'Hanrahan

Michael O'Hanrahan (Micheál Ó hAnnrachain, 1877 – 4 May 1916) is another one of the 1916 Leaders who is not universally  known.  He was born in New Ross, County Wexford to Richard and Mary O’Hanrahan (nee Williams).  He had a brother, Henry, and a sister, Eily.  His father was heavily involved in the 1867 Fenian Rising.  Michael's family moved to County Carlow when he was a young…


Added by That's Just How It Was on March 4, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

The Real Honor Bright

Mary Kate Neill was born on June 11th, 1900 in the tiny township of Graiguenaspiddoge in County Carlow. The 1901 census shows her ten months old. Her mother was Catherine or Kate Neill (née Cullen) aged 38, and her father Michael Neill aged 51. Born in 1850 just after the potato famine of 1845-7, he was a blacksmith. Graiguenaspiddoge was a row of 28 houses beside a main road in the countryside,…


Added by Patricia Louise Hughes on January 1, 2015 at 5:59am — 1 Comment

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Irish Dream House of the Week - Beautiful Irish Cottage

Nestled at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountains this wonderfully unique property has been lovingly restored by the current owners and transformed into something special. The setting is stunning with spectacular mountain and rolling countryside views. The original farmhouse…


Added by RE/MAX Ireland on October 1, 2014 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

James 'Crash' Ryan: Inventor of the 'Black Box'

Professor James J. Ryan II was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1903.  In a most literal sense, Professor James Ryan earned his nickname. A professor in the University of Minnesota’s mechanical engineering department from…


Added by Dee Notaro on August 10, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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Altamont Gardens

Widely respected as the jewel in Ireland’s gardening crown, Altamont Gardens are an enchanting blend of formal and informal gardens with riverside walks covering over 40 acres (16 hectares). The estate gains much of its character from the…


Added by Celtic Tours World Vacations on June 27, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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Delta Sensory Gardens and Garden Centre

Delta Sensory Gardens and Garden Centre, Strawhall Estate, Carlow t: 059-9143527 w:
Delta Sensory Gardens consist of a series of interconnecting gardens of a multi-sensory nature covering 2.5 acres (1 hectare). The gardens offer…

Added by Celtic Tours World Vacations on June 20, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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Hardymount Gardens, County Carlow, Ireland

Hardymount Gardens, Tullow, Co. Carlow. One of the largest Spanish chestnuts in Ireland greets travelers on arrival to 2.5 acres of lawns and shrubs surrounded by magnificent beech and oak…


Added by Celtic Tours World Vacations on June 4, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

'Born a Soldier': Myles Walter Keogh - Part 1 of 3: From Carlow to America's Civil War

By Brian C. Pohanka

Now I like Garryowen,

When I hear it at home,

But it's not half so sweet …


Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

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