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No. 5 Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society

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The fifth publication of a set of articles on aspects of West Wicklow history. This issue covers locations from Baltyboys to Kiltegan with contributions from natives of the area.  Also featured is a major article by Chris Lawlor on Tithe, Protest and Criminality around Dunlavin during the years 1823-1845.


All the Year Round  by Joseph McArdle

St. Patrick's Missionary Society: S.P.S. (The Kiltegan Fathers) by Peadar C.  O'Cuilinn

Tithe, Protest and Criminality around Dunlavin 1823 - 1845 by Chris Lawlor

Billy's Country - A Childhood Memory by Kathleen Kinsella (nee Keogh)

Baltinglass Cistercian Abbey by Mairead Connellan B.A., Dip. LIS.

When Britannia's Sons with their Long-range Guns Rang out in the Glen of Imaal  by Liam Kenny

Photo from the Past - John Dwyer, son of Rebel Leader Michael Dwyer by Eugene Byrne

West Wicklow as described in the Parliamentary Gazetteer of 1846 by Jason Lawlor

A Horse Tale by Dorothy Leonard

Memories of Donard 

Elizabeth Smith comes to Bailyboys by Jim Corley

Dairy Farming in West Wicklow by Stanley Jackson

Methodists in Baltinglass - a Juvenile Obituary  by Andrew Winnett

Extracts from The Post-Chaise Companion or Travellers' Dictionary through Ireland     by Donal McDonnell

The Development and Present State of Local Irish Historiography by Chris Lawlor

A Dangerous Line by James Scannell