Date(s) - 26/10/2018
8:30 pm


The 21st issue of the Boherlahan-Dualla Historical Journal will be launched by John Gerard O’Dwyer in the Parochial Hall, Boherlahan on Friday 26 October at 8.30pm.

You are cordially invited to attend and you may purchase the Journal on the night for €10.

The launch of the journal has become a highlight in the social calendar of the parish. Come and enjoy the community gathering, friendship and hospitality.

Don’t be without a copy in your home for the present and future generations. Indeed, it is an ideal gift for family members away from home.

Articles on:

Memories of the Big Freeze of 1947; An unsolved murder at Ballydine during the height of the Great Famine; Richard Ernest Gilchrist Phillips, known as ‘The Major’, Gaile House;

The Maher family story of survival in New Zealand; Tracing families from Ballykelly to Fussough via the ‘Trough’; The Fair of Cashel and remembering Thomas Bishop;

A journey of discovery and reconnecting with the family of Michael Joseph Moloney; More insights into parish participants in the Great War; Why is it so difficult to win back-to-back All-Irelands? – a local perspective;

Childhood memories of growing up in Gooldscross; Why a Sligo T.D. in the First Dáil was laid to rest in Ardmayle; Thomas Walsh was sentenced twice for championing the cause of the Smith-Barry tenants;

The fortunes of the families in Killballyherberry from 1850 onwards; Discovering links to the homeland while on a US tour; The Dunne family, Ballykelly;

Following the fortunes of the families on a segment of the Furry Hill; Col. Alfred Durham Murphy, Ballinamona, killed in action during the Great War; “Mikey Ryan’s” but who was Mikey Ryan?