April 2012

Peggy O'Neil

Peggy O'Neill [jour-6]

THe famous American singer and stage performer, Peggy O'Neil, whose mother, Mary Buckley, was born in Knocknageeha, Gneeveguilla.

Rathmore Creamery

Ruin of Rathmore Creamery

The ruin of Rathmore Creamery after being set on fire by the Black and Tans.

Eoghan Rua's home

M.Crowley at home of Eoghan Rua

Michael Crowley in the field where the outline of the home of the poet, Eoghan Rua O'Suilleabhain can still be seen. The field is in Michael's farm in Meentogues, Gneeveguilla.

Cistercians Memorial Unveiled

P.Duinnin at Cistercians memorial unveiling 1981

Padraig O Duinnin, founder member of Cumann Luachra addressing the crowd at the unveiling of a memorial to the Cistercians of Rathmore Presbytery in December 1981

Dan O'Connell

Dan O'Connell, Knocknagree

Well known traditional music personality, Dan O'Connell [RIP], pictured in his pub in Knocknagree.

Free State Army in Rathmore

Free State Army arrives in Rathmore Aug1922

Arrival of  Free State troops in Rathmore, August 15th 1922.