• 1916 Rising – Report in Australian Newspaper

      Source: Barrier Miner Newspaper, 18th May 1916
  • Bureau of Military History – James Barrett

      Source: The National Archives of Ireland GUIDE TO THE BUREAU OF MILITARY HISTORY About the Bureau of Military History, 1913-1921. The Bureau of Military History Collection, 1913-1921 (BMH) is a collection of 1,773 witness statements; 334 sets of contemporary ...
  • Galway Prisoners 1916

    The following is a list of prisoners with Galway addresses sent from Richmond Barracks in Dublin to Wakefield Detention Barracks on 1st June 1916. There were 35 Galway prisoners in a list of 100. Most of the 35 were farmers. ...
  • Farm and Country Life 1916

    10th & 11th June 2016 Teagasc, Athenry, County Galway, Ireland. Photos: Gerry Ahern _________________________________________________________________________ Mellows College, Entrance to the Exhibition Arenas  Entrance to Farm and Country Life 2016 Crowds arriving by bus Some of the huge crowd that attended the ...
  • 1916 State Commemoration in Athenry on 28th March 2016

  • Why We Must Remember the Women of 1916.

    Source: The Irish Echo-published on 1st February 2016 Promoting 1916 is definitely something to consider in the classroom, although there is plenty to teach about the centenary, I feel that is very important to highlight the role women had in ...
  • After Easter 1916

    by John Tully St. Judes, Barrack Street, Athenry. ————————————————– The soldiers stainless sword is handed in Which flashed so brighly on that Easter morn. When like the phoenix thro’ the flame reborn A nation’s soul resurgent, lives again, ‘Twas then ...
  • Fr. Tom Fahy – Statement to Bureau of Military History 1950

  • Father Tom Fahy – Memories of Billy Fahy,

    Memories of Billy Fahy, nephew of Father Tom Recorded by Helen Tully and Gerry Ahern We visited Billy Fahy in his home in Gloves, Athenry on the 30th of June 2014, seeking information about Fr. Tom, who was Billy’s uncle. ...
  • Monsignor Thomas Fahy

    by Rev. Martin Coen Article provided by Joe Monaghan. Galway lost one of its most distinguished citizens at the death of  “Father Tom” Fahy, which took place at his home, Mill Street, on July 18, 1973. Family and Education Born ...