Nurse Colhoun & The Bombing of Vertekop, 1917

Nurse Colhoun & The Bombing of Vertekop, 1917

Vertekop, Macedonia, 1917. It was not the first time the German bombers had struck. The previous summer, when the nurses first arrived, there had been three separate air raids. But this was one was so much worse. Seventeen bombs fell on the Red Cross hospital that...
Father Phelan, Parish Priest of Rathvilly (1885-1903)

Father Phelan, Parish Priest of Rathvilly (1885-1903)

Carlow Nationalist – Saturday 21 March 1903   OBITUARY. DEATH OF THE REV, JOHN PHELAN, P.P., RATHVILLY. Universal and widespread regret will be felt at the announcement of the death of the Very Rev John Phelan, PP, Rathvilly. The revered pastor had been in...
Mick O’Connell – Kerry’s Gaelic Football Sorcerer

Mick O’Connell – Kerry’s Gaelic Football Sorcerer

Position: Midfield Place of birth: Valentia Island , Co. Kerry Date of birth: 4 January 1937 Year of interview: 2010   CLUBS Young Islanders Waterville Kerry (1956-1973)   TITLES All-Ireland: 4 National League: 6 Munster Titles: 12   AWARDS All Star...
County Armagh – Choose a Topic

County Armagh – Choose a Topic

Choose from these topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Armagh’s past   *****   Family Histories   McClintock of Fellow’s Hall Moore of Loughall Shillington of Portadown, referenced here. Stronge of Tynan...