Our Ballinrobe Women & its Hinterland

Page link: About the 'Our Irish Women' Exhibition
About the 'Our Irish Women' Exhibition
National Museum of Ireland, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Page link: Agnes Browne, Bunnadubber, Ballinrobe
Agnes Browne, Bunnadubber, Ballinrobe
Agnes always remained a committed Irish woman.
Page link: Ann Reid nee King Cloongowla, Cluain Gabhla, Ballinrobe
Ann Reid nee King Cloongowla, Cluain Gabhla, Ballinrobe
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams, Yet we are the movers and shakers, of the world forever it seems. Extract from Ode by Arthur O'Shaughnessy
Page link: Bridget Browne & Her Shop
Bridget Browne & Her Shop
Abbey Street, Ballinrobe.
Page link: Bridie Mulloy, Ballinrobe
Bridie Mulloy, Ballinrobe
Author & Historian
Page link: Contribute to the new online project 'Our Irish Women'
Contribute to the new online project 'Our Irish Women'
Your contribution will be appreciated!
Page link: Dorothy Hearne
Dorothy Hearne
Dorothy instrumental in our library moving to the Church of Ireland
Page link: Dr Maureen Dowd
Dr Maureen Dowd
Columnist, Author and Pulitzer Prize Winner.
Page link: Eliza McHugh, Glebe Street, Ballinrobe
Eliza McHugh, Glebe Street, Ballinrobe
Local Business Woman and Entrepreneur - Ballinrobe
Page link: Elizabeth de Burgh (Burgo) nee de Clare
Elizabeth de Burgh (Burgo) nee de Clare
Ballinrobe's first patroness later founded Clare College at Cambridge University
Page link: Fin O'Neill
Fin O'Neill
If you want something done ask a busy woman!
Page link: Geraldine May, Ballinrobe
Geraldine May, Ballinrobe
Mrs May gave a voice to the vulnerable and never shied away from speaking up.
Page link: Invitation to Womens' Exhibition
Invitation to Womens' Exhibition
August 17th, Launch in Ballinrobe Library at 12.30
Page link: Josie Murphy nee Flannery,
Josie Murphy nee Flannery,
Cornmarket, Ballinrobe
Page link: Kathleen Kilbane's story extracts from No More Tears in My Eyes
Kathleen Kilbane's story extracts from No More Tears in My Eyes
Kathleen' years at Creagh House, Ballinrobe, which was a TB Sanatorium at one stage
Page link: Kay Tracey
Kay Tracey
Kay has a great sense of humour, and a very positive outlook on life
Page link: Logo for Our Irish Women
Logo for Our Irish Women
Explanation of various aspects
Page link: Maeve Kenny
Maeve Kenny
She encouraged an interest in light opera which has existed in Ballinrobe for over 60 years.
Page link: Margaret Brennan,  Roose, near Carras Church in the parish of Roundfort.
Margaret Brennan, Roose, near Carras Church in the parish of Roundfort.
She was of patched green fields, stone walls, narrow winding boreens, holy wells and Pilgrim places.
Page link: Margaret Gibbons, Ballinrobe
Margaret Gibbons, Ballinrobe
A true survivor of desperate times in Ballinrobe
Page link: Mary Casey, Newtown, Partry
Mary Casey, Newtown, Partry
Mary had a warm welcome for everybody that visited.
Page link: Mary Farragher, Librarian Ballinrobe Library
Mary Farragher, Librarian Ballinrobe Library
Mary serves her community willingly and cheerfully.
Page link: Mary Treasa Cooney, Ballinrobe
Mary Treasa Cooney, Ballinrobe
Mother of Dr. Noel Brown
Page link: Maura Keane Hughes, Ardkill, near Ballinrobe
Maura Keane Hughes, Ardkill, near Ballinrobe
"Number of years in not the measure of life".
Page link: Maura Varley. Creagh Road, Ballinrobe
Maura Varley. Creagh Road, Ballinrobe
"Always believe in the capacity of the written word to move and inspire" - Maura Varley
Page link: Mina McHugh (Tierney)
Mina McHugh (Tierney)
Glebe Street, Ballinrobe
Page link: Monica Horan, Coolisduff, Kilmaine
Monica Horan, Coolisduff, Kilmaine
Monica 'Believes in Ballinrobe'
Page link: Mrs Kathleen Ryder, Neale Road, Ballinrobe
Mrs Kathleen Ryder, Neale Road, Ballinrobe
Ad vitam educationem (Education for life) - Kathleen Ryder
Page link: Mrs Nora Farragher
Mrs Nora Farragher
An honest, generous, patient and forgiving person who worked hard to support and nurture her family
Page link: Nikita Maughan, Ballinrobe
Nikita Maughan, Ballinrobe
Nikita won the youth category at the National Traveller Pride Awards in Dublin in May 2019
Page link: Nurse Roseanne Connolly - A Ballinrobe Star
Nurse Roseanne Connolly - A Ballinrobe Star
Served in Ballinrobe from 1941 to 1960
Page link: Professor Emer Colleran - October 1945 - June 2018
Professor Emer Colleran - October 1945 - June 2018
Environmental Scientist, Advocate and Public Intellectual October 1945
Page link: Sister Francis McMyler
Sister Francis McMyler
Thank You for the Music!
Page link: Sisters of Mercy, Convent, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Sisters of Mercy, Convent, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Extracted from the 1970 Convent of Mercy School Magazine p 14 - 17
Page link: Tess May
Tess May
Tess May was Captain of the local Cumann na mBan
Page link: Women of Ballinrobe & its Hinterland - 2nd phase
Women of Ballinrobe & its Hinterland - 2nd phase
Closing date Monday 14th October, 2019
Page link: Women of Ballinrobe Project - 2nd phase now open
Women of Ballinrobe Project - 2nd phase now open
Closing date Monday, October 14th, 2019