In Times Gone By : Examining Ballyporeen's Past

In Times Gone By is a 270 page book that chronicles many aspects of Ballyporeen's (and surrounding areas) history, complete with various maps and illustrations.


The book contains 35 chapters covering subject areas that include;


- Local Archaeology,

- Newcastle,

- The Earls of Kingston,

- Templetenny Church,

- Burncourt Castle,

- The Whiteboys,

- Fair Days,

- The Hangings of 1813,

- May Eve,

- The Coach Road,

- The Killing of Thomas Sherlock,

- The R.I.C.,

- Dangan House,

- St. Matthew's Church of Ireland,

- The Mitchelstown Caves,

- Galtee Castle,

- Shanbally Castle and the 1904 Royal Visit,

- Local Great War Casualties,

- The War of Independence,

- The Civil War,

- The "Blueshirts",

- The President Reagan Visit.


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Price including free postage worldwide:                € 20.00




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By Patrick O'Brien

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