Averil Staunton

My pages:

Page link: Thomas & Bridget Gibbons (nee Walsh)
Thomas & Bridget Gibbons (nee Walsh)
Possibly had a shop on Bridge Street, Ballinrobe
Page link: School Children c 1938/39
School Children c 1938/39
Convent of Mercy, Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: Ballinrobe Historic Buildings
Ballinrobe Historic Buildings
Take a bird's eye view tour of the oldest Architecture in Ballinrobe
Page link: Mr. Miko Murphy RIP
Mr. Miko Murphy RIP
Ballinrobe & Kilmaine
Page link: The Gawleys & Flynns of Ballinrobe
The Gawleys & Flynns of Ballinrobe
Long association with Ballinrobe, County Mayo. Henry mentioned in : Ballinrobe and South Mayo's Fight for Freedom 1916
Page link: When Civil Unrest Meant Priestly Tensions - Ballinrobe event
When Civil Unrest Meant Priestly Tensions - Ballinrobe event
By John Healy of the Mayo News Tuesday February 9th, 2016
Page link: Costello/McDermott charity cycle from Galway to Ballinrobe
Costello/McDermott charity cycle from Galway to Ballinrobe
c. 1980's Kindly Donated by Joe Byrne
Page link: Mayo.ie eZine just launched
Mayo.ie eZine just launched
Articles on Ballinrobe and all of County Mayo will appear for your interest
Page link: Ballinrobe, Co Mayo -  Historic Calendar 2016
Ballinrobe, Co Mayo - Historic Calendar 2016
Now available for sale in local shops or directly by post to your door
Page link: Deepest sympathy to the Flannery Family, Ballinrobe
Deepest sympathy to the Flannery Family, Ballinrobe
Martin Flannery - long connection with Ballinrobe GAA
Page link: New this week - Ballinrobe Heritage Walk
New this week - Ballinrobe Heritage Walk
Heritage Week - Wednesday 26th August, 2015
Page link: World War 1 - stories from home
World War 1 - stories from home
BBC's World War One at Home project - Stories of what was happening in Mayo at the time, rather than stories from the frontlines or individual soldiers who went off to fight.
Page link: Ashford Castle
Ashford Castle
'Best of the Best' & only five miles from Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe Heritage Tour - FREE with refreshments afterwards
Ballinrobe Heritage Tour - FREE with refreshments afterwards
All welcome on Friday 31 st July at 7 p.m. from Church Land car park
Page link: Ballinrobe Literary Institute Athletics 1873
Ballinrobe Literary Institute Athletics 1873
Can anybody help with information or ideas please?
Page link: Some things Never Change!
Some things Never Change!
Costello/McDermott celebrate 50 years in business in Ballinrobe
Page link: The Winning Dish - delicious
The Winning Dish - delicious
c. 1970 Secondary School, competition, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: Convent of Mercy, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Convent of Mercy, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Extracted from the 1970 Convent of Mercy School Magazine p 14 - 17
Page link: No more tears in Their Eyes
No more tears in Their Eyes
Creagh House, Ballinrobe, was a TB Sanatorium at one stage
Page link: Dr. Shelia Mulloy & Ballinrobe Courthouse
Dr. Shelia Mulloy & Ballinrobe Courthouse
Dr. Mulloy's research informed us about the Courthouse
Page link: Maximising the Potential of Ballinrobe
Maximising the Potential of Ballinrobe
Ballinrobe's Heritage a Marketable Commodity - are you interested?
Page link: Irish Horse that won the Chester Cup at the Height of the Great Famine
Irish Horse that won the Chester Cup at the Height of the Great Famine
The horse Coronna was owned by the Moore Family
Page link: St. Patrick's Day Greetings to both our Local & Worldwide Community
St. Patrick's Day Greetings to both our Local & Worldwide Community
Harry Clarke Stained-glass window. Ballinrobe has one of the largest collections in Ireland
Page link: Detail from St. Jarlath's stained-glass window by Harry Clarke
Detail from St. Jarlath's stained-glass window by Harry Clarke
St. Mary's RC Church, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Page link: Trying to trace my Birth Mother
Trying to trace my Birth Mother
Any help much appreciated
Page link: One Museum's reaction to the Great Hunger through their art-works
One Museum's reaction to the Great Hunger through their art-works
From Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Page link: GMIT Mayo Campus Heritage Studies
GMIT Mayo Campus Heritage Studies
Various studies of mainly Mayo interest
Page link: Ballinrobe Boys
Ballinrobe Boys
Recognise any of these young men?
Page link: Ballinrobe Boy Scouts c. 1975
Ballinrobe Boy Scouts c. 1975
Trip to Rome & Switzerland
Page link: Paddy Donnellan RIP
Paddy Donnellan RIP
Ballinrobe Historian
Page link: Ballinrobe Chronicle Facebook Page
Ballinrobe Chronicle Facebook Page
Follow us on Facebook
Page link: Feeney Family
Feeney Family
Winifred Feeney 1872 - 1948 & Martin Feeney 1861 - 1950
Page link: New e-mail address
New e-mail address
Original e-mail contact address hacked
Page link: Ballinrobe Race Season 2014
Ballinrobe Race Season 2014
Memories and History
Page link: Happy Easter from Historic Ballinrobe - Capital of South Mayo
Happy Easter from Historic Ballinrobe - Capital of South Mayo
To all our Supporters and Friends all over the world
Page link: First Lady's visit to Ballinrobe
First Lady's visit to Ballinrobe
Mrs. Nixon drops into Ballinrobe
Page link: Workhouse Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Workhouse Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Setting up the workhouse/poorhouse in Ballinrobe
Page link: Coopers/Barrel Makers
Coopers/Barrel Makers
From the Pop-up Museum project
Page link: 100 years ago - 1914 - 2014
100 years ago - 1914 - 2014
Col. Maurice George Moore of Moorehall - Shoulder Arms and Defend your Country page 6
Page link: The Dressmaker/Milliner
The Dressmaker/Milliner
Past trades of Ballinrobe - Pop-up Museum Board
Page link: Tanners, The Tannery
Tanners, The Tannery
Ballinrobe Trades c 1780s
Page link: James May, born Ballinrobe 1849
James May, born Ballinrobe 1849
Lived in PA and Wisconsin
Page link: The Feather Dealer
The Feather Dealer
Ballinrobe's Pop-up Museum
Page link: Flanagan Cup photo
Flanagan Cup photo
Ballinrobe GAA win
Page link: The Blacksmith/Farrier
The Blacksmith/Farrier
Ballinrobe had many Blacksmiths in the past...
Page link: Ballinrobe's Pop-up Museum
Ballinrobe's Pop-up Museum
Courthouse/Market House - Board 2
Page link: Ballinrobe's Pop Museum
Ballinrobe's Pop Museum
In Vacant Shop Windows around Ballinrobe
Page link: How did it start?
How did it start?
Christmas greetings
Page link: Memories - Christmas in Ballinrobe
Memories - Christmas in Ballinrobe
Willie Hughes, Nellie Walsh and John McTigue; Shop windows
Page link: Ballinrobe during the 'Emergency'
Ballinrobe during the 'Emergency'
Red Cross ladies late 1940s early 1950s
Page link: Ballinrobe Street-ball
Ballinrobe Street-ball
The Lads of the 1950's played at......
Page link: Christmas 1915 -
Christmas 1915 - "Silent Night" By Jerry Lynch
We have chosen this recording to wish you all, wherever you are in the world, a very Happy Christmas or Holiday Season
Page link: All-Ireland Brass Band Competition
All-Ireland Brass Band Competition
Ballinrobe May, 1958 - Programme
Page link:
"The Price of Beef"
Michael Flannery, Victualler, Main St, Ballinrobe, 1950
Page link: The 'Christmas Box'
The 'Christmas Box'
Colleen Assorted Sweets
Page link: Letter from Mary Cruise re Frank and John Looby
Letter from Mary Cruise re Frank and John Looby
My mother was Eileen Frawley and Martin Frawley (grandfather) was head constable in the RIC
Page link: Harry Clarke's Liquid Light - the Stained-glass windows of St. Mary's Church, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Harry Clarke's Liquid Light - the Stained-glass windows of St. Mary's Church, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
New 96 pg full colour book launched in celebration of St. Mary's 150th anniversary
Page link: Mr. Gary Ansbro
Mr. Gary Ansbro
Launches new facilities at the Historic Green
Page link: Cushlough, Ballinrobe
Cushlough, Ballinrobe
By Martin Sullivan c 1938
Page link: John O'Connor & Gerard O'Malley
John O'Connor & Gerard O'Malley
Passing time on Lough Mask
Page link: Ballinrobe Jail and General Kennedy's Regiment
Ballinrobe Jail and General Kennedy's Regiment
Extract from the London Chronicle 1757
Page link: St. Fechín  by Harry Clarke
St. Fechín by Harry Clarke
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: St. Jarlath, Harry Clarke Stained-glass
St. Jarlath, Harry Clarke Stained-glass
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: St. Enda, Harry Clarke Stained-glass
St. Enda, Harry Clarke Stained-glass
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: St. Keiran, Harry Clarke stained-glass
St. Keiran, Harry Clarke stained-glass
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: St. Gormgail the Confessor - Harry Clarke Stained-glass
St. Gormgail the Confessor - Harry Clarke Stained-glass
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: St. Brendan, by Harry Clarke - stained-glass panel
St. Brendan, by Harry Clarke - stained-glass panel
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: St. Colman - by Harry Clarke - Stained-glass
St. Colman - by Harry Clarke - Stained-glass
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: St. Fursey - Harry Clarke Stained Glass Window
St. Fursey - Harry Clarke Stained Glass Window
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo
Page link: A sample of Harry Clarke's  Drawing/Design
A sample of Harry Clarke's Drawing/Design
Early Irish Saints stained-glass windows St. Mary's Church, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: 'The Coronation of Our Lady' by Harry Clarke
'The Coronation of Our Lady' by Harry Clarke
St. Mary's, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: 'The Assumption' by Harry Clarke
'The Assumption' by Harry Clarke
St. Mary's, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: 'The Immaculate Conception'  by Harry Clarke
'The Immaculate Conception' by Harry Clarke
Stained-glass in St. Mary's, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: 'Presentation of Jesus at the Temple'
'Presentation of Jesus at the Temple'
Harry Clarke Stained-glass, St. Mary's, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: 'Jesus before Pilate' by Harry Clarke
'Jesus before Pilate' by Harry Clarke
St. Mary's Church Ballinrobe, County Mayo - stained-glass panel
Page link: Harry Clarke panel 'The Ascension'
Harry Clarke panel 'The Ascension'
St. Mary's, Ballinrobe, Co May - Stained-glass panel
Page link: Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan
Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan
Harry Clarke Stained-glass, St. Mary's, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Key to window locations in St. Mary's Church
Page link: A Step by Step guide to the Schools' Folklore Project
A Step by Step guide to the Schools' Folklore Project
Classroom Resource - 'Bringing History to Life'
Page link: The Schools' Manuscript Collection 1937-8
The Schools' Manuscript Collection 1937-8
Useful Sources & Publications
Page link: Gerry Glennon of Mid-West Radio interviews Averil Staunton
Gerry Glennon of Mid-West Radio interviews Averil Staunton
Author of Ballinrobe - A Visual History
Page link: Stocks from Ballinrobe Courthouse
Stocks from Ballinrobe Courthouse
An instrument of torture
Page link: Convicts Tried at Ballinrobe Courthouse or Ballinrobe Natives Transported or Jailed
Convicts Tried at Ballinrobe Courthouse or Ballinrobe Natives Transported or Jailed
John Philibin, James Halloran, Thomas Murphy, Arthur Broustere, James Roland etc...
Page link: Ballinrobe and its Environs in the Pre-Famine Half-Century
Ballinrobe and its Environs in the Pre-Famine Half-Century
Part 1 of five parts extracted from The Bridge Magazine 1972
Page link: PADDY (Paddy Donnellan) Ballinrobe Historian and so much more
PADDY (Paddy Donnellan) Ballinrobe Historian and so much more
Remembered by many people.......... Extracted from The Bridge Magazine Christmas 1972
Page link: Roxboro townland
Roxboro townland
Dates from Anglo-Norman times
Page link: BOWERS WALK - PUBLIC PRESENTATION TUESDAY 11TH JUNE
BOWERS WALK - PUBLIC PRESENTATION TUESDAY 11TH JUNE
Are you interested in the development and improvement of your Ballinrobe?
Page link: Ireland's only FREE monthly GENEALOGY e-Magazine
Ireland's only FREE monthly GENEALOGY e-Magazine
Ballinrobe people may find the past Mayo article useful
Page link: Old Ballinrobe - one man's memories
Old Ballinrobe - one man's memories
From c. 1966 - Glebe Steet, Abbey Street, Market House, Main Street, The nailmaker, Toothache powder, Bridge Street, High Street...
Page link: Bunadober Corn Mill, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Bunadober Corn Mill, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Presently under the ownership of the OPW
Page link: Lavally House, Ballinrobe
Lavally House, Ballinrobe
Lord Lucan's Agent's House
Page link: Ballinrobe - Mayo's Oldest Town and the
Ballinrobe - Mayo's Oldest Town and the "Secrets of the Irish Landscape"
Discover the diversity of the landscape around Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe's Brass Band
Ballinrobe's Brass Band
The Rape of the Brass Band - Extracted from The Eavesdropper, Ballinrobes Newsmag c. 1988
Page link:
"The Gathering" Talks and Lectures
Free Conference Facilitated and Sponsored by Galway County Heritage Office
Page link: Ballinrobe - Aspects of  a Visual History
Ballinrobe - Aspects of a Visual History
Scroll down to see image of Front Cover and Contents
Page link: Ballinrobe - A Sense of Place
Ballinrobe - A Sense of Place
60 years of Ups and Downs in Ballinrobe
Page link: Brownes Shop, Main Street, Ballinrobe
Brownes Shop, Main Street, Ballinrobe
Christmas Boxes 1898, Invoice 1887, Invoice 1900
Page link: A Ballinrobe Historian
A Ballinrobe Historian
Mr. Jim Keirans RIP
Page link: Ballinrobe Old Adverts
Ballinrobe Old Adverts
Milinary and Human Hair c. 1950s
Page link: Ballinrobe Brass Band
Ballinrobe Brass Band
Programme May 1958
Page link: A very Happy Christmas from Ballinrobe
A very Happy Christmas from Ballinrobe
From the Committee, friends and the Ballinrobe Community to you all, wherever you are in the world
Page link: Ballinrobe Mask Players -
Ballinrobe Mask Players - "The importance of being Ernest" Do you know what year this play took place?
Caroline Barry, Michael Coen, Chris Farragher, Paul Howie, Hilary Jenkinson, Gerry Kilroy, Maura Lydon, Shelia Reaney, Joan Sweeney, Des Tracey & Seamus Mac Eachmharcaigh
Page link: Tony Garvey 1979
Tony Garvey 1979
Carving - can you find it?
Page link: Neary, Walsh, O'Hara and McIntrye families from Co Mayo
Neary, Walsh, O'Hara and McIntrye families from Co Mayo
Any quarries in Ballinrobe that were used by stone cutters in the 1800 to 1860s?
Page link: John Joe Rochford
John Joe Rochford
Captured - do you remember this image or the man?
Page link: Ballinrobe to the Bronx
Ballinrobe to the Bronx
23rd May, 1989 - Reporter Jerry O'Callaghan
Page link: Ballinrobe Oral History
Ballinrobe Oral History
Training Course nearly complete
Page link: Ballinrobe's Diaspora - where are they?
Ballinrobe's Diaspora - where are they?
Ancestors that left the Ballinrobe parish over the centuries!
Page link: Walsh, Martin (Joseph?)
Walsh, Martin (Joseph?)
Married St. Mary's RC Church, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: Calendar for 2013 Historic Ballinrobe - launched at Heritage Day
Calendar for 2013 Historic Ballinrobe - launched at Heritage Day
It can be used as a diary, planner or calendar and in Irish and English
Page link: A visit to our past through our Museum
A visit to our past through our Museum
Extracts from article by Áine Ryan in the Irish Times
Page link: South Mayo Family Research Centre, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
South Mayo Family Research Centre, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Researching your family's history from around Ballinrobe and South Mayo?
Page link: Ballinrobe Chronicle
Ballinrobe Chronicle
Advert from April 17th 1867
Page link: Fr. Valkenburg of Ballinrobe - Photos
Fr. Valkenburg of Ballinrobe - Photos
Visit to Inchagoill Island
Page link: Ballinrobe's
Ballinrobe's "Heritage Walk" booklet and plaques launched by Pulitzer Prize winner Ms. Maureen Dowd
Pulitzer Prizewinner Maureen Dowd has strong Ballinrobe roots - Tuesday, 03 July 2012 09:12
Page link: Maureen Dowd Pulitzer Prize Winner at Museum of Country Life, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Maureen Dowd Pulitzer Prize Winner at Museum of Country Life, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Civic reception in her honour by Mayo County Council
Page link: Niall O'Dowd to visit Ballinrobe.
Niall O'Dowd to visit Ballinrobe.
Will we see him at the Ballinrobe Races?
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"Running home - to Ballinrobe" John Finn's song and video clip about the town in which he grew up - Ballinrobe.
Banjo now added - Performed by Ivan Murray (Vocals), Anna Falkenau (Fiddle) & Johnny Finn (Guitar & Banjo))
Page link: Group from Luzinay, France visit Ballinrobe
Group from Luzinay, France visit Ballinrobe
Resting for a moment after a tour of Ballinrobe's Heritage sites led by Averil Staunton
Page link: Ballinrobe business begins the fight-back
Ballinrobe business begins the fight-back
A positive business start-up leads the way!
Page link: Ballinrobe native James Joseph O'Shaughnessy
Ballinrobe native James Joseph O'Shaughnessy
Extract from newspaper, date or publication unknown
Page link: Murders in the Glen - The true story of the Maamtrasna Masssacre
Murders in the Glen - The true story of the Maamtrasna Masssacre
Transcribed from the "Evesdropper" by Mary Coyne - no date for original publication
Page link: Search for Thomas Walsh (1877-1922?) of Cloongowla, Ballinrobe
Search for Thomas Walsh (1877-1922?) of Cloongowla, Ballinrobe
Battle of Tourmakeady information please
Page link:
"The ruins of Cloonagashel" - (Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo)
Extract from the book "Red shoes and no Clichés"
Page link: Ballinrobe's Maple Ballroom Dancing Diary - 1960
Ballinrobe's Maple Ballroom Dancing Diary - 1960
Bands included Pete Brownes' Ochestra and a practice dance by the Robe Rhythm Boys
Page link: Balllinrobe man John Joe Rochford's recollections
Balllinrobe man John Joe Rochford's recollections
Transcribed by Mary Coyne from 1st issue c. 1985 of the Evesdropper Magazine
Page link: The National Museum Needs Your Help
The National Museum Needs Your Help
The National Museum of Ireland-Country Life in Castlebar, Co. Mayo is undertaking a collaborative heritage project with the Linenhall Arts Centre. May On Our Doorstep is a celebration of traditional May Day Customs in Ireland.
Page link: Ballinrobe Memories
Ballinrobe Memories
Extract from article 'Memories' in A chronicle of Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe Parish Relator
Ballinrobe Parish Relator
11 May, 1980 (No 40)
Page link: Rutherford big House, Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
Rutherford big House, Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
Plans, sketch drawings and map
Page link: May Day customs around Ballinrobe and the hinterland
May Day customs around Ballinrobe and the hinterland
Do you remember May Day in your area or school?
Page link: Ballinrobe - Summer 1971
Ballinrobe - Summer 1971
Fun day of games and races around the town
Page link: Happy St. Patrick's Day from Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Happy St. Patrick's Day from Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
A greeting to you wherever you are on the 17th, March 2012
Page link: Ballinrobe's secret wall
Ballinrobe's secret wall
Opposite the Bower's Walk on the River Robe
Page link: Ballinrobe GAA  Audio Report
Ballinrobe GAA Audio Report
Report O'Mara Cup v Hollymount Carramore
Page link: Red Shoes and no Clichés
Red Shoes and no Clichés
Written by Ballinrobe Active Retirement Writer's Group
Page link: Ballinrobe Chronicle advertisments
Ballinrobe Chronicle advertisments
Extracts No 2, Oct 1866
Page link: Tourmakeady attack: four police dead, flight in the mountains
Tourmakeady attack: four police dead, flight in the mountains
Extract from: The Mayoman, May 7th, 1921
Page link: Town Hall, Ballinrobe, waltz competition 1934
Town Hall, Ballinrobe, waltz competition 1934
Paddy Donnellan and Miss Mina McHugh were the winners
Page link: Ballinrobe Court House features in the film -The Flight of the Doves
Ballinrobe Court House features in the film -The Flight of the Doves
A 1971 film based on the novel by Walter Macken
Page link: Ballinrobe Chronicle and Mayo Advertiser
Ballinrobe Chronicle and Mayo Advertiser
From time to time we will publish copies of advertisments that appeared in the paper
Page link: Cattle loading ramp
Cattle loading ramp
Corner of Neale Road and Cornmarket Road
Page link: The Ballinrobe Chronicle - 1866 - 1903
The Ballinrobe Chronicle - 1866 - 1903
A short history of Ballinrobe's Chronicle newspaper.
Page link: Grandmother was born in Ballinrobe on St. Patrick's Day in 1881
Grandmother was born in Ballinrobe on St. Patrick's Day in 1881
Janet Duprey, 114th Assembly District, New York State, USA
Page link: Farming in South Mayo Long Ago - Kilmaine
Farming in South Mayo Long Ago - Kilmaine
Hay-making, the harvest and threashing around Kilmaine
Page link: Ballinrobe GAA fundraising
Ballinrobe GAA fundraising
Adrian Flannery's truck pulling event
Page link: Lumper Potatos and Ballinrobe workhouse
Lumper Potatos and Ballinrobe workhouse
Ballinrobe workhouse purchased 'lumper potatoes' in September 1842
Page link: World War ll images from a member of the Ballinrobe Diaspora
World War ll images from a member of the Ballinrobe Diaspora
These rare images will bring back memories of relatives/friends to some members of the Ballinrobe Community
Page link: Ballinrobe Workhouse and what it might have been like.
Ballinrobe Workhouse and what it might have been like.
While the Workhouse in Ballinrobe has mostly been destroyed this clip gives an ideas of what life would have been like for those who had to avail of its services.
Page link: Primary Sources, what are they?
Primary Sources, what are they?
How do I define them?
Page link: Ballinrobe Handball Club 2009 season
Ballinrobe Handball Club 2009 season
Downloaded from U Tube
Page link: The History of Handball
The History of Handball
Ballinrobe's Handball Club success over the years
Page link: Mr. Tommy Graham to launch Community Archive Network which includes Ballinrobe's Community History
Mr. Tommy Graham to launch Community Archive Network which includes Ballinrobe's Community History
Ballinrobe's historicalballinrobe website is to be part of the Museum's Community Archive Network
Page link: Press Release
Press Release
Latest news on Ballinrobe's successful link with Museum
Page link: The Irish Community Archive Network
The Irish Community Archive Network
Ballinrobe's website now part of the National Museum of Ireland's portal site
Page link: One Ballinrobe man
One Ballinrobe man "let go his fear and practices what he preaches"
Action speaks "louder than any words" particularly for this Ballinrobe man!
Page link: A description of Ballinrobe c. 1890 from Ireland (part II): East, West, and South including Dublin and Howth.
A description of Ballinrobe c. 1890 from Ireland (part II): East, West, and South including Dublin and Howth.
Extracts from two short passages on Ballinrobe, by a visitor, from a book published in London in 1888. It was written by Charles Slegg Ward, and edited by William Baxter) with maps by John Bartholomew 1831-1893. They describe Ballinrobe and its area:
Page link: Moore Hall and the Moores of Moorehall
Moore Hall and the Moores of Moorehall
Only 5 miles from Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe - Race Course History - Part 1.
Ballinrobe - Race Course History - Part 1.
Interview with Mr. Jimmy Tierney RIP on aspects of the course's history in 1998
Page link: Ballinrobe's Graveyards
Ballinrobe's Graveyards
'I am what you will be; I was what you are now'
Page link: Ballinrobe: Fr. Edward Crosby
Ballinrobe: Fr. Edward Crosby
Affectionately called Fr. Ned
Page link: Captain Boycott
Captain Boycott
Taken from: Irish Tourist Association Survey, 1945 - ITA/3/10 (87) - Mayo Co. Library, Castlebar.
Page link: Ballinrobe Holy Communion 1949/50
Ballinrobe Holy Communion 1949/50
Names added to photo kindly donated by Kevin McDarby by Hugh McTigue
Page link: Kilmaine Forges
Kilmaine Forges
by Evelyn Keane
Page link: Kilmaine and Kille Abbeys
Kilmaine and Kille Abbeys
By Evelyn Keane
Page link: Ballinrobe's Historic Sites Walk
Ballinrobe's Historic Sites Walk
Walk took place on Wednesday 24th August 2011
Page link: Ballinrobe Local History
Ballinrobe Local History
The Books of Survey and Distribution
Page link: Local History
Local History
Townlands
Page link: Ballinrobe's Historic Sites - free-to-download 'app'
Ballinrobe's Historic Sites - free-to-download 'app'
Two options for a userfriendly 'app' for your smartphone.
Page link: Ballinrobe and Heritage Week - 2011
Ballinrobe and Heritage Week - 2011
Ballinrobes historic highlights to be included in free introductry talk for Heritage Week.
Page link: Green Are the Hills Far Away by Kathleen O'Toole O'Connell
Green Are the Hills Far Away by Kathleen O'Toole O'Connell
Ballinrobe - Posthumous release of memoir by native of Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe Racecourse
Ballinrobe Racecourse
90th Birthday supplement by 'The Mayo News'
Page link: Liam Horan - your local Reporter
Liam Horan - your local Reporter
Featuring work by local broadcaster and writer Liam Horan. In this our first audio clip Liam recalls his memories of 'Flat Out' and Ballinrobe Mart.
Page link: Bernie Sears
Bernie Sears
A Local Postman's memories
Page link: Mrs. Bridie Mulloy of Ballinrobe
Mrs. Bridie Mulloy of Ballinrobe
Writer and Journalist
Page link: David Shaw Smith
David Shaw Smith
Maker of the 'Hands' series
Page link: Ballinrobe Magazine
Ballinrobe Magazine
The Bridge - Ballinrobe Parish Magazine
Page link: Ballinrobe Ball Alleys
Ballinrobe Ball Alleys
A brief overview
Page link: Mayo History
Mayo History
An interesting website
Page link: Walsh Family, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Walsh Family, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
The Walsh's and Feeney's of Lough Mask Road
Page link: Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
By Evelyn Keane
Page link: Ballinrobe man Edward Jennings VC
Ballinrobe man Edward Jennings VC
Born in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: Ballinrobe - History of fishing on Lough Mask
Ballinrobe - History of fishing on Lough Mask
World Cup Trout fly fishing
Page link: Ballinrobe - Kevin McDarby photographs
Ballinrobe - Kevin McDarby photographs
A diverse range of images from Ballinrobe donated by Kevin McDarby
Page link: History of Ballinrobe - The Parish of Ballinrobe - 4
History of Ballinrobe - The Parish of Ballinrobe - 4
A descriptions of Ballinrobe is from "A Topographic Dictionary of Ireland "by Samuel Lewis, written in 1837
Page link: Ballinrobe History 1837 - History 3
Ballinrobe History 1837 - History 3
A descriptions of Ballinrobe taken from "A Topographic Dictionary of Ireland "by Samuel Lewis, written in 1837
Page link: Ballinrobe History
Ballinrobe History
Surnames found around Ballinrobe and Co. Mayo in 1890
Page link: Can you dig it?
Can you dig it?
Training garden start up in Ballinrobe
Page link: Grandfather of Marie Finnerty of Creagh
Grandfather of Marie Finnerty of Creagh
Larry Griffin: The Missing Postman
Page link: Pat McGovern - Interview
Pat McGovern - Interview
Chairman Ballinrobe Musical Society
Page link: Ballinrobe and the Great War
Ballinrobe and the Great War
Men killed in action
Page link: Mayo Association film on Mayo
Mayo Association film on Mayo
Ballinrobe could typify this films essence with her well known visitors, scenery, racing, fishing, history and heritage, music and dance and her emigrants and new immigrants!
Page link: Useful Sources
Useful Sources
Family Research
Page link: The Irish Diaspora
The Irish Diaspora
A coming of age
Page link: Bioghraphy of Mary Robinson
Bioghraphy of Mary Robinson
Former Irish President and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Page link: St Patrick's Day 2011
St Patrick's Day 2011
Central Station, Sydney, Australia.
Page link: The Ballinrobe Diaspora
The Ballinrobe Diaspora
Introduction - Light in the Window
Page link: Become a 'Friend' of the Society
Become a 'Friend' of the Society
Please help us to maintain this site.
Page link: Sticks for the Reek
Sticks for the Reek
Sticks sold on Bridge Street.
Page link: Video Clip - Mayo Champions
Video Clip - Mayo Champions
1936 All Ireland GAA Champions
Page link: Flanagan Park
Flanagan Park
Ballinrobe GAA club was founded in 1887 and celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2012.
Page link: Active Retirement Group
Active Retirement Group
ARA Ballinrobe's vibrant Group
Page link: Rick Lewis, Artist
Rick Lewis, Artist
Sculptor of the John King Memorial at Cornmarket, Ballinrobe
Page link: John King US Navy
John King US Navy
Congressional Medal of Honour - US Navy
Page link: Felix Waitkus
Felix Waitkus
A 'lucky' Pilot's crash in Ballinrobe
Page link: Biggins Family
Biggins Family
Ballinrobe Branch
Page link: Ballinrobe Soccer Club
Ballinrobe Soccer Club
A history of Ballinrobe Town A.F.C
Page link: Robe Villa and the Mill
Robe Villa and the Mill
Previously, the Kenny Family home
Page link: Old RC Church (ruin)
Old RC Church (ruin)
Castlebar Road, Ballinrobe
Page link: Former Victoria Hotel
Former Victoria Hotel
Bridge Street, Ballinrobe
Page link: Bank building
Bank building
Ulster Bank
Page link: Robert Tighe's cutstone house
Robert Tighe's cutstone house
Adjoining Credit Union building
Page link: Dr. Noel Brown's house
Dr. Noel Brown's house
Church Lane, Ballinrobe
Page link: A Short History of Ballinrobe
A Short History of Ballinrobe
For 6th class at St. Joseph's Primary School, Ballinrobe
Page link: Then and Now
Then and Now
Intriguing images
Page link: Historic Walk
Historic Walk
A selection of historic sites around Ballinrobe
Page link: Ballinrobe GAA Archive
Ballinrobe GAA Archive
Silent U Tube clip
Page link: GAA Archive
GAA Archive
A UTube video clip "During the 70s"
Page link: Video clip of 2011 calendar
Video clip of 2011 calendar
Get a glimpse of Ballinrobe
Page link: Short history on Harry Clarke
Short history on Harry Clarke
Harry Clarke's life
Page link: Bower's Walk
Bower's Walk
A 3 km or 6 km walk around the Robe River
Page link: Ballinrobe Public Library
Ballinrobe Public Library
Formally St. Mary's Church of Ireland
Page link: Vintage Photographs
Vintage Photographs
A trip down memory lane
Page link: Cornmarket
Cornmarket
Ballinrobe
Page link: Bower's Lane
Bower's Lane
Leading down from Main Street to the Bowers Walk and River Robe
Page link: Former Townhouse
Former Townhouse
Now A.I.B.
Page link: The Library
The Library
Formerly St. Mary's Church of Ireland
Page link: Cranmore House (ruin)
Cranmore House (ruin)
Bowgate Street
Page link: Ballinrobe Workhouse
Ballinrobe Workhouse
Kilmaine Road
Page link: The Augustinian Abbey (ruin)
The Augustinian Abbey (ruin)
Abbey Street, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: Contact Us
Contact Us
Editor: Averil Staunton
Page link: Infantry Barracks
Infantry Barracks
High Street
Page link: Carnalecca Medieval Church, Ballyglass Road (Ruin)
Carnalecca Medieval Church, Ballyglass Road (Ruin)
Located within its Old Graveyard
Page link: Cattle Loading Ramp
Cattle Loading Ramp
Neale Road
Page link: A Collection of Superstitious Beliefs from Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
A Collection of Superstitious Beliefs from Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
This three-part work focuses on a collection of ancient and contemporary superstitions and beliefs from people living in and around the town of Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo filmed by Michael Fortune for the percentage for art programme supported by Mayo Co. Co.
Page link: Shopfront
Shopfront
Bridge Street
Page link: Valkenburg Hotel
Valkenburg Hotel
Main Street and Church Lane
Page link: Crosby's Shop
Crosby's Shop
Main Street.
Page link: Town House
Town House
Bowgate Street
Page link: Cuff and Knox Crests
Cuff and Knox Crests
Abbey Street
Page link: About the Society
About the Society
"Capture it before it disappears forever"
Page link: Fishing on Lough Mask
Fishing on Lough Mask
Video clip - Year 1964
Page link: Lough Mask and Lough Carra
Lough Mask and Lough Carra
Video from the air.
Page link: Ballinrobe Railway Station
Ballinrobe Railway Station
A short History.
Page link: Calendar 2011 - Historic Ballinrobe
Calendar 2011 - Historic Ballinrobe
See U Tube clip with just one click!
Page link: The Mayo Crest
The Mayo Crest
Details of Logo
Page link: Bridget Brown's Shop
Bridget Brown's Shop
Abbey Street, Ballinrobe.

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