THE TUAM HERALD, SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1909 TUAM, CO GALWAY, IRELAND
- THE TUAM HERALD, SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1909
TUAM, CO GALWAY, IRELAND
PITY PARS. --- Personal, Parochial Provincial and Particular
We are officially informed that a Hospice, under the control of the Catholic
Bishops of Ireland, will be opened and ready for the reception of infirm
clergy, at Moyne Park, Ballyglenin, Co. Galway, on Thursday, the 30th September
next. This institution, beautifully situated in an immense demesne, will be in
charge of the Fathers of the Order of St. Camillus de Lellis, who had to fly
from their noble work in France during the recent persecution of the clergy in
On the recommendation of the Right Hon Lord Clonbrock, Lord Lieutenant of the
County of Galway, Sir James O'Donohoe, Knight, has been appointed to the
Commission of the Peace for the Galway Petty Session District.
Hi Holiness Pope Pius X has been pleased to appoint the Most Rev Dr
MacCormack titular Archbishop of Nisibim (?) in the East. The dignity has been
eminently merited by sincerity of character and lifelong unselfish devotion to duty.
The annual excursion still absorbs the minds of the Athenry people, and
things have progressed considerably during the last week. Queenstown and back will
be the days outing, and probably 500 people will leave Athenry and the
surrounding districts on the last Sunday in July.
Widespread regret was evident in Athenry on hearing of the melancholy death
of Captain Quinlan, brother of the popular medical officer, Dr. Quinlan. Only
last summer Captain Quinlan visited Athenry, spending a few weeks with his
brother at Cahegoyan Park, and during his short visit to Athenry he made a host
Galway Race __(?), which will be held on the 22nd inst, under L.A.R. __(?)
rules, promise to be a splendid success. There are 6 events on the programme,
and crews from Dublin and elsewhere will compete.
In the National Cyclists Union 24 hours cycle race held at Stadium, Mr
Bishop, using a Rudge-Whitworth Cycle, rode 515 miles, 1,436 yards, beating the
previous record by 37 miles. On the nine that finished in this race, the winner,
third fourth and 6th men rode Rudge-Whitworth Cycles.
Don't forget the Tuam Races. Tuesday, 13th July, six events, 130 entries,
special trains, cheap fares. Great southern and western railway, Tuam Races
On Tuesday, 13th July, a Special Train will leave Limerick for Tuam at 9.20
a.m., returning at 6 p.m. Excursion tickets will be issued from Sligo and
intermediate Stations by 8.45 a.m. train available for return by special train
leaving Tuam at 6.20 p.m. For particulars see posters.
C. H. Dent, General Manager, Dublin, July, '09.
Sinn Fein -- Tuam Branch
A public meeting will be held in the Town Hall, Tuam, on Thursday evening
next, 15th inst., at 8 o'clock, p.m., for the purpose of taking steps to organise
the Tuam Branch of the National Council for the coming year. Mr Seaghan
MacDiarmada, Sinn Fein Organiser, will attend and address the meeting.
Nationalists cordially invited.
British Isles Family History Society - USA, Newsletter Editor
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