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Convent of Mercy Building JJ 24.png
the original Convent of Mercy Building (built in 1908) which was later greatly extended.

Coolhill Castle JJ 24 .png
A Roche ( de la Rupe) stronghold commanding the Barrow at a U-turn in the river

Excursion ca. 1912 JJ 25 .png
A long-tailed Barrow Boat prepares to set out from Graigue, probably for an outing to St. Mullins, ca 1910. Note horse(s) at top left of photo, also the two boys with hurley's. Only a few patrons have boarded as yet. Leisurely times1

Excursion on the Way ca. 1920s JJ 26 .png
Mick Hayden of the quay at the helm of his "hack boat" or privately owned, horse drawn wooden barge. She was one of the long-tailed Barrow boats - so called because of their very long rudders - they plied the Barrow in the 19th and 20th centuries. …

Excursion Upstream ca. 1920s 2 JJ 27 .png
Arrival of Mick Hayden's boat at Ballykeenan Lock on passage to Gorsebridge on the same occasion as at #17. Note the Graig Brass Band and the two young hurlers in the foreground.

Excursion Upstream ca. 1920s JJ 28 .png
Mick Hayden at the helm of his boat as she is towed upstream toward Ballykeenan Lock on excursion to Gorsebridge. ca. 1920's

Excursion-Return ca. 1920s. JJ 29.png
At St. Mullins - preparing to re-embark. Note the temporary 'cabins' and the background smoke as the powered boat (The Coolbawn) - revs up for the return journey.

Graiguenamanagh Infants' School
First Communion Class 1916

Glynn Conradh na Gael Hall JJ 33 .png
Glynn Conradh na Gael Hall, ca. 1913, with a group of pupils at entrance. The hall was later replaced by the present St. Molings Parish Hall

Graiguenamanagh and Borris contingents of Irish Volunteer force JJ.png
Irish Volunteer Force Route-march to Inistioge, at High Street. ca 1914
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