Calendar 2011 - Historic Ballinrobe

Photo:Detail of St. Brendan from Harry Clarke windows in St. Mary's RC Church

Detail of St. Brendan from Harry Clarke windows in St. Mary's RC Church


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By Liam Horan

Historical Ballinrobe 2011 Calendar.

This Calendar is now on sale in local shops.  

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Some spectacular photos dating back to the 1800s are contained in the calendar.   Among others, there are shots of Cranmore House, home of H. T. Knox, author of "The History of Co. Mayo" Glebe Street, Newcastle (the Army Barracks), Bridge Street, Ballinrobe Racecourse, St Mary’s Church, as well as sporting teams and Ballinrobe Musical Society.

This is the first in a series of five calendars which will seek to capture various elements of old Ballinrobe.   We are very happy with how this one has turned out, and hope that people who love Ballinrobe will purchase and treasure it,” said a spokesperson for Ballinrobe Archaeological & Historical Society.

The Calendar retails at €5.99.   Postage costs an extra €2.00 per calendar and is available through PayPal below.  

Prices for larger orders are supplied on request at:

If paying by cheque (in euros) it should be made payable to Ballinrobe Archaeological and Historical Society, and can be posted to Averil Staunton, Secretary, Ballinrobe Archaeological and Historical Society, Springvale, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.

If euro cheque is not available, currency conversion rate applies.

The officers of Ballinrobe Archaeological & Historical Society are Gerry Delaney (Chairperson), Averil Staunton (Secretary) and Mary Farragher (Treasurer.)

Proceeds from the Calendar will go towards the purchase of a scanner, a digital camera and other equipment for the Society’s voluntary work and towards funding and maintaining this  Archival web site.  Their logo is:

Capture it before it disappears”.

This page was added by Averil Staunton on 16/11/2010.