Offaly Heritage 7

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Offaly Heritage 7, 2013

Editor’s Note Ciarán Reilly

Contents – PDF Format

Notes on Contributors

  • A Ballyduff boy in the new world: my grandfather, Tom Daly, Robert Rovinsky
  • Excavation and conjecture of a late Bronze Age farmstead at Tober, county Offaly Fintan Walsh
  • Tihilly high cross: An exploration of the background, dating, interpretation and commentary on the Tihilly monastic site and high cross, Peter Harbison,
  • Tullamore and surrounding parishes in A Dictionary of Irish Saints Pádraig Ó RiaIn
  • The Ordnance Survey letters of King’s County: their place in the historical literature of the county Michael Byrne
  • A world renowned Ferbane scientist: The Hon. Mary Ward (nee King), 1827-69, Brendan Ryan
  • The case of Alice Delin (Dillon) of Geashill : a death in gaol without due process of law,  Michael Byrne
  • ‘The years are passing overhead and passing dreadful quick’: 150th commemorations for Erin Go Bragh arrival at Moreton Bay Jennifer Harrison,
  • Uncovering William Morris: Designs for Charleville Castle, Tullamore Emma Burke,
  • The minute book of Edenderry Poor Law Union, 1895 Ciaran Reilly,
  • The death of Jim Farrell: Community, society and mortality in county Offaly in the early 1900s Lorna Farrell,
  • The military burials at Birr: From the pyramids of Egypt to the beaches of Normandy Stephen Callaghan,
  • The fall and hopeful rise of Tullamore town centre Fergal MacCabe,


  • James Thomas Jackson of Ballyoran, 1868-1938 Ron C. Cox,
  • From Ballyduff to Langemarck and places in between: A report on research in progress on the Joughin family from Ballyduff, near Tullamore Joe Deverell,
  • Collecting oral history In county Offaly Maurice & Jane O’Keefe
  • The Nestors of Kilnagarnagh: The discovery of an ancestral family line Rosemary McCann,