Education in Wicklow: Forthcoming Talk at Greystones, 20 Feb

Education in Wicklow: Forthcoming Talk at Greystones, 20 Feb

On Thursday 20th February 2014, I am very honoured to be giving a talk at Greystones Archaeological and History Society. The talk title is: Education in Wicklow: From Parish Schools to National Schools. It will detail some of the work…

Enniskerry Victorian News

Enniskerry Victorian News

Enniskerry Victorian Festival runs again this year on Sept 15th, and details of the event are at the Festival homepage. A couple of years ago I made a newspaper highlighting some news that might have been reported during Victorian times….

(L-R): Catriona Monaghan, Cormac Mac Raois, Angela O'Neill, Kay Smithers, Una Davis, Pauline Slevin, Tom Slevin, Mairead Gregory, John Clarke

School Days

After an incredible 45 years in service, Kay Smithers retired in 1982. She taught at least two if not three generations of Enniskerry children. Her career began before the “new” school was built beside St Mary’s Church. Here is a…

Pat and Tommy Delaney

Growing up in Enniskerry 1940 – 1966

This year’s Journal features local stories and people. The articles will be published online in advance and the compiled Journal will be available from September in paperback. This article is from Tommy Delaney. 1940 to 1944 The memory of first…

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