Collection of Group photos

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MHG

1937: Back Row: John Connolly, Michael Connolly, John Boyle, Pak Connolly, Paddy Kelly, Jack Mullaney, Bernie Meehan, Peter Donnellan, Jack Naughton, Pol Kelly, John Leonard, Jimmy Connolly 2nd Row: Jimmy Heneghan, Jim Burke, Nora Leonard, Tommy Connolly, Tom Boyle 3rd Row: Mary Meehan, Julia Connolly, Nora Donnellan, Ellen (Burke), Willie Burke, Maura (Mom) Burke, Katie Connolly, Ellen Connolly Front Row: Frances McGreal, Nora Kelly
This photo was taken in Tuam, Co. Galway in June of 1936. It shows a group of young men who attended the Catholic Truth Society’s Congress, the closing Mass of which was held at the rear of The Cathedral of the Assumption. At back L to R: Michael Noonan, Cloonagh, Milltown; behind him unknown; Raymond McGrath, Cloonagh, Milltown; Michael (Towrey) Kenny, Cloonagh, Milltown; Patrick Larkin, Cloonagh, Milltown; William (Bill) McGrath, Cloonagh, Milltown; next to him unknown; Cyril Lavelle (with glasses) Cloonagh, Milltown; Front Row:L to R: Patrick O’Donnell, Knock, Milltown; Michael Flaherty, Cloonagh, Milltown and Thomas (Murty) Corley, Cloonagh, Milltown.
Outside the CYMS Hall in Milltown on the occasion of the First Carnival and races in Milltown in 1957. Back L to R; Miko Ryan, Paddy Varley, Fr. Martin Jennings, Andy Keane, Willie Burke (Chairman), Richard Mullarkey, Joe Mallon, Michael Frank Keane, Thomas Tierney, Kevin Feeney. Front L to R; Frank Glynn (Secretary), Luke Hehir, JJ Sheridan, Pádraic Flannery, Christy Grogan, Mattie Rownan.
Back row: Ena Garvey, Mai Diskin, Margaret Coen, Bridie Grogan, Bridie Kirrane, Mrs Coyne, Gertie Varley, Mrs Donelon, Mary O'Connor, Kitty McManus, Catherine Concannon, Maureen Hughes, Kathleen Ruane, Bridie McGagh, Josephine Comer. Maud Connolly, Breda Molloy, Thekla Flannery, Bridgie Monaghan, Mary Tierney, Mrs Mallon, Cis Healy. Eileen Octigan, Teresa Godwin, Mrs Hughes, Mrs Flannery, Mary Glynn, Margaret Octigan, Mary Varley
1958: The Cobwebs Glory presented by the Milltown Gaelic Athletic Association at the Ballinrobe Drama Festival Back Row: Michael Connolly (Drim), Joe Kirrane (Kilgevrin), John Varley (Knock), Johnny Hession (Russelstown), James Francis Slattery (Milltown), Jimmy Walsh (Liskeavy) Second Row: Jim Brennan (Liskeavy), Mary Varley (Kneeling), Mary Coyne (Milltown), Joe Farrell (Ballymary), Mary Fleming (Liskeavy), Willie Burke (Milltown), Standing 2nd Row: Una Connolly, Nora McCormack (Liskeavy), Luke Hehir (Kilgevrin) Front Row: John Walsh (Liskeavy), Patrick Hehir (Kilgevrin) with greyhound (Dancing Bobbie)
Frank Glynn
Inscription on back
Frank Glynn
1950s
Front row, left to right: Billy Quinn, Tommy Flynn, Christy Varley, Philomena Feerick, Nora Kirrane, Monica Garvey, Olive Keane, Joe Kelly, Johnny Quinn, Mattie Diskin, John Curran. Second row: Tom Kelly, Mary Steede, Mary Hennelly, John McGagh, Sonny Fleming, Billy Garvey, Mary Quinn, Helen Waldron, Sheila (Sal) Blake Third row: Mike Feerick, Mary Waldron, Phyllis Feerick, Rosaleen Murphy, Margaret Corless, Nellie McGagh, Michael Diskin, Paddy Tully Fourth row: Kathleen Maloney, Catherine Kelly, Paddy Kirrane, Liam Varley, Brigid Hynes, Mary Connolly, Jim Curran, RIP
Thanks to John Waldron and family for sharing

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This page was added on 22/07/2016.

Comments about this page

  • Well done, Milltown Heritage Group. How gratifying to get this cross-generation feedback !

    By John Harrington (26/02/2021)
  • To Julie Kendrick-Finn. I read your recent comment with great interest. I supplied the photo with Bill McGrath in it, to this heritage website. His brother, Raymond, who is also in the photo, was my grandfather. Please reply to my email address, raymondo.alan@gmail.com for further discussion/information. Thanks, Ray McGrath, Milltown.

    By R. McGrath (09/02/2021)
  • Amazing to see William (Bill) McGrath with his very distinct window peak hair line in the picture in this article. I have never seen such a young photo of my Grandfather before. What a wonderful surprise. I know very little about his background, he never really spoke about where he came from but he did fill my head with stories of leprechaun’s and banshee’s though. Unfortunately he died over 25 years ago and is still missed dearly. So thank you so much for this picture. It really is a treasure

    By Julie Kendrick-Finn (08/02/2021)
  • Thank you

    By Patrick Donelan (26/09/2018)
  • The top photograph dated 1937 is described as a wedding photograph on Flickr. Does anyone know whose wedding it was?
    Thank you

    By Patrick Donelan (25/09/2018)
  • Hi Patrick, the wedding is of John & Nora Leonard (nee Burke) of Carrowreagh

    By milltown heritage (25/09/2018)

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