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Glenbeigh History – Recent Blog Posts

  • More snippets from Glenbeigh Life 100 years ago
    When we looked back into the pages of The Kerryman for this week’s extract from 100 years ago, we found that there was little reference to Glenbeigh for this particular week. Perhaps the sun was shining in the last week in August back then! There were a couple of follow-ups […]
  • Snippets from Glenbeigh life 100 years ago (part 4)
    In our ongoing series of extracts from the pages of The Kerryman from 100 years ago, we have a really mixed bag of stories this week, ranging from the mundane to the sad and serious matters of the ongoing War of Independence, including the tragic death of a Kells man, […]
  • Snippets from Glenbeigh Life 100 years ago (part 3)
    This week we have again been looking back into the archives of The Kerryman from a century ago, when the country was embroiled in the War of Independence against the British*. As it still does to this day, the paper carried small articles from many towns and villages in the […]
  • Olympian links to Glenbeigh
    Back in 1896 two Irishmen were creating sporting history in the world of Lawn Tennis. One, a Dublin man by the name of John Mary Pius Boland, and another, a Kerryman Harold Segerson Mahony. Both came from very wealthy backgrounds and  were about the same age. and they both had […]
  • Snippets from Glenbeigh life 100 years ago (part 2)
    This week, using the online Irish Newspaper Archive,  we have again been looking back into the archives of The Kerryman from a century ago, when the country was embroiled in the War of Independence against the British*. As it still does to this day, the paper carried small articles from […]
  • Kerryman Archives – Snippets from Glenbeigh 100 years ago – part 1
    The Irish Newspaper Archive (https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/) contains a vast database of newspapers and journals, including The Kerryman.* This week we have been looking back into the archives from a century ago, when the country was embroiled in the War of Independence against the British. As it still does to this day, […]