Old Letters and Documents

Below is a copy of a letter written by Fr. Mortimer Brennan to Dr. John MacEvilly, Bishop of Galway, in 1866.

For detailed information on Fr. Brennan see “The Elusive Fr. Mortimer C. Brennan” in Chapter 21 of “Killimor Our Parish and Our People”.

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Augustine E. Costello wrote to his cousin, Charles, who resided in Killimor, in 1891.  To learn more of Augustine E. Costello’s life and times, see Chapter 15, “Killimor on the Defensive” in “Killimor Our Parish and Our People”.

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Images of letters written during agrarian unrest in Killimor.  Chapter 3 “The Land of Killimor” in “Killimor Our Parish and Our People” gives the history of land ownership from 1641 to 1933.

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Irish Land Commission

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Form signed 1st November 1917 detailing An Agreement between the Congested Districts Board for Ireland, the Vendor of the Holding described, and Michael Barry, the Tenant of the said Holding.

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This page was added on 16/02/2017.

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