Index of Obelisk Articles 2006 – 2018

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Category / Title Author Obelisk
Kilmacud Stillorgan People
Winifred M. Letts (1882-1972) BAIRBRE O’HOGAN 2006
Maurice Walsh – The Quiet Man in Stillorgan BRYAN MacMAHON 2006
Beaufield Mews Antiques JILL COX 2006
Michael Kennedy: Irish Racing Legend PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2007
Some Prominent Residents of Old Stillorgan PADDY ROCHFORD 2007
Beaufield Mews Restaurant: Doreen Kirwan’s Creation JILL COX 2007
Séamus P. MacEoin – Credit Union Pioneer EILIS MacEOIN 2008
The Orr Family of Stillorgan BRIAN WHITE 2008
William Watts, Provost of Trinity College, 1981-1991 PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2008
The Doc – Michael Kennedy WILLIAM ROCHE 2008
Bonnie Flanagan: A Part of the History of Stillorgan CATHY FLANAGAN 2009
Norah Elam : A Notorious Feminist Fascist from Stillorgan ANGELA & SUSAN McPHERSON 2010
Edward Lovett Pearce 1699-1733 PAT SHERIDAN 2011
Did Lionel Logue’s Ancestors Come From Stillorgan? CLIVE O’CONNOR 2011
Arthur Bateman: Children’s Champion DOLORES MURRAY 2011
The Tragic Story of Dr. Edward D’Arcy McCrea PATRICK J. CASEY 2011
Sir Thomas Farrell, Stillorgan Sculptor BRYAN MacMAHON 2013
Local Man Who Helped to Preserve Finnish Independence from Soviet Invaders ANTHONY McEVOY 2013
Valentine Jackson – an IRB Man in Stillorgan BRYAN MacMAHON 2014
Edward Lee, JP, 1853-1927 – The Model Employer MICHAEL LEE 2014
A Tribute to a Great Lady – Bonnie Flanagan CATHY FLANAGAN 2014
Celebrating Sir Edward Lovett Pearce PAT SHERIDAN 2014
Thekla Beere – A Woman Amongst Men PAT SHERIDAN 2014
Michael William O’Reilly – Stillorgan Patriot and Businessman PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2014
The Orpen Project DOMINIC LEE 2015
Valentine Jackson’s Account of Republican Activities in Stillorgan, 1916-1921 BRYAN MacMAHON 2015
The Political Career of Edward Lovett Pearce AIDEN FEERICK 2016
Hilda Tweedy and the Irish Housewives Association During the ‘Emergency’ PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2016
‘The Muse’ in Stillorgan PADDY ROCHFORD 2016
Dr Rosa Gray (neé Boland) LRCPI and LRCSI MARY DAVAN WETTON 2017
Samuel Waters (1846-1936) of Woodview, Stillorgan BRYAN MacMAHON 2017
Field Marshal Viscount Gough (1779-1869) VIVIEN IGOE 2018
Stillorgan to Adelaide and Back MICHAEL FITZGERALD 2018
A Renaissance Man on Newtownpark Avenue AIDEN FEERICK 2018
Tim Finn and the Easter Rising: A Sequel BRYAN MacMAHON 2018
Kilmacud Stillorgan History
A Village Incident DECLAN O’CONNOR 2007
Allen of Stillorgan – The Rise and Decline of the Allen Family PATRICK J. CASEY 2007
Stillorgan in the 1911 Census Records CATRIONA CROWE 2007
Some Early Police Connections to Stillorgan PATRICK J. CASEY 2008
Stillorgan Post Office JOHN LENNON 2008
A Look at Stillorgan in the Nineteenth Century ANNE O’CONNOR 2009
The Changing Landscape of Stillorgan Village 1750 to 1920 PATRICK J. CASEY 2010
Three Executed for Kilmacud Murder PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2010
A Stillorgan Tragedy FRANK TRACY 2010
Hungry Years for Some: Stillorgan/Kilmacud 1840-1850 PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2011
Stillorgan Road Assassination Attempt on Michael Collins JAMES SCANNELL 2011
A Look at Stillorgan Brewery ANNE O’CONNOR 2011
Trying to Kill Michael Collins in South Dublin JAMES SCANNELL 2013
Civil War Incidents in Stillorgan PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2015
Redesdale Revisited PATRICK J. CASEY 2017
Stillorgan’s First Friendly Society, 1802-1815 CLARA CULLEN 2017
Famine Heroes of Stillorgan BRYAN MacMAHON 2018
Kilmacud Stillorgan Places
Stillorgan Shopping Centre – An Architect’s Perspective SHANE O’TOOLE 2006
A Stroll Down Main Street PAT SHERIDAN 2007
Belmont House 1863-1991 MICHAEL HUGHES omi 2008
40th Anniversary of the Church of St. Laurence O’Toole PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2009
Coláiste Eoin SEAN Ó LEIDHIN 2009
The Railway in Stillorgan JAMES SCANNELL 2009
Mount Merrion House BONNIE FLANAGAN 2010
Stillorgan Shopping Centre: A Personal Memoir JOHN COSTELLO 2010
Old Milestones in Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown DIARMUID Ó GRADA 2010
A History of St. Helen’s 2010
Stillorgan Convalescent Home: 150 Years of Service BRYAN MacMAHON 2011
A Short History of Woodley Estate, Kilmacud FRANK TRACY 2011
Stillorgan House and Park 2011
St Stephen’s School 1946-1963 NEALE WEBB 2013
St Joseph’s Carmelite Monastery, Kilmacud SVYATOSLAV ZHERELIN 2013
The Vartry Water Supply Scheme LIAM DOYLE 2014
Rus in Urbe – Stillorgan and Environs as an Evolving Dublin Suburb, c.1860-1960 RUTH McMANUS 2015
Beaufield and its People ANNE O’CONNOR 2016
The History and People of Stillorgan House JOE KENNEDY & BARBARA KIRKPATRICK 2017
Imogen Stuart’s Stillorgan Connection ANNE O’CONNOR 2017
Mater Admirabilis Day Secondary School ROSE MARY LOGUE 2017
A Building Life MATT CAHILL 2018
All Hallows College and Stillorgan PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2018
Personal Memories
Some Memories of Old Stillorgan PADDY ROCHFORD 2006
Chris Lattimore Recalls CHRIS LATTIMORE 2006
Pat Pidgeon – Printer by Trade 2006
Growing Up in Kilmacud FEDELMA MARTIN 2007
From Village to Town SEAN DONNELLY 2007
Floods in Kilmacud 1963 DOLORES MURRAY 2007
The Wet Year of 1946 and Efforts to Save the Harvest BRIAN KELLY 2007
Mount Merrion Horse Show GERARD O’KELLY 2007
Early Reflections of an Adopted Son of Kilmacud MARTIN CREAVIN 2008
Logue’s Grocery: Through a Child’s Eyes ROSE MARY LOGUE 2009
Stillorgan from Country Village to Thriving Suburb MARIE FARREN 2009
Memories of Tigh Lorcain Hall IAN ELLIOTT 2010
Growing up in Stillorgan in the 1960s CAROLINE FREEMAN 2010
Off Camera – A Sporting Life TADHG de BRUN 2010
That Old-Time Religion ROSE MARY LOGUE 2010
From There to Here: The Story of a German Orphan ELIZABETH O’GORMAN 2011
Games We Played in the 1950s PAULA O’REGAN 2011
The Milkman’s Tale PADDY BREEN 2011
Memories of Knockrabo PAMELA SLATER 2011
The Boy in the Picture PADDY ROCHFORD 2013
The Cullen Family SEAN CULLEN 2013
Hazelwood and Lakelands – Growing up in Kilmacud in the 1940s GERRY RYAN 2013
St Brigid’s 300 Year Milestone VICTOR KUSS 2014
Memories of Kilmacud Scouts LIAM O’CARROLL 2014
Remembering Mona SEAMUS CONNOLLY 2015
St Brigid’s School Photo CORA SMITH 2015
Automotive Memories JUSTIN O’HALLORAN 2016
Clouds Over Germany: Childhood Memories of Troubled Times SILVIA DUNNE 2016
A Short History of My Kilmacud FRANK WALLACE 2016
Family Memories of Kilmacud MARIE MULREADY 2017
Growing Up in Mount Merrion in the 1940s and 1950s     [part 1] RORY WALSH 2017
1960s Kilmacud EAMON JOHNSON 2017
Liberation 1945 SILVIA DUNNE 2017
Mater Admirabilis Day Secondary School in the 1960s ROSE MARY LOGUE 2018
I Remember Victoria Cross, Cork PHILIP CHAMBERS 2018
I was Born on a Farm in Dublin 4 SYLVESTER BYRNE 2018
Valley of Thrushes SILVIA DUNNE 2018
Growing Up in Mount Merrion in the 1940s and 1950s     [part 2] RORY WALSH 2018
Family History
No Wonder There Was a Gun in the Attic ROGER McGRATH 2007
The Downes of Kilmacud MADELEINE DICKSON 2013
The Dublin National Shell Factory 1915 -1918 – a family connection CLIVE O’CONNOR 2013
My Granduncles Answered the Call to Arms MURIEL HOGAN 2015
Hanne Burke – From Pre-war Germany to 21st Century Kilmacud RALPH BURKE 2015
Downes Family Remembrance DENIS MULLEN 2015
A Stillorgan Family Remembers the Local Security Force JOHN TRAYNOR 2016
All for the Want of a Horseshoe Nail: Gunner Patrick Hamill, 1887-1915 ROSE MARY LOGUE 2016
Pte Louis (Lewis) Nelson 528756. WWI MICHEÁL NELSON 2017
World War One
Stillorgan and the First World War PATRICK J. CASEY 2006
Letters to Stillorgan from the Western Front BRYAN MacMAHON 2007
Monica Roberts’ Diary of Easter Week, 1916 BRYAN MacMAHON 2008
Commemorating Edmund Mahony 1887-1918 HUBERT MAHONY 2008
More Letters to Stillorgan from the Great War BRYAN MacMAHON 2009
Further Local Casualties of the First World War PATRICK J. CASEY 2013
Iza Mahony: VAD Nurse and First World War Victim HUBERT MAHONY 2016
Irish VAD Women in the First World War MICHAEL O’FLAHERTY 2016
Sporting
Kilmacud Crokes’ Finest Hour PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2006
Kilmacud Crokes, 1959 – 2009 PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2009
Lakelands Football Club: A Brief History 2010
Who Remembers Heatherville? NORMAN SINNOTT 2013
Polo Grounds, New York 1947 DONOUGH O’REILLY 2014
When Rivulets Became a River MATT CAHILL 2015
Arthur Fitzsimons: ‘Scheming Inside Forward’ from Kilmacud PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2017
Local Societies
From Barn Dances to Rock and Roll PAT SHERIDAN 2008
Kilmacud Glenalbyn Ladies Club, 1979 – 2009 DOLORES MURRAY 2009
Kilmacud Musical and Dramatic Society NANCY KAVANAGH 2009
The Stillorgan Players NEALE WEBB 2014
1950s Musical in Stillorgan MIRIAM DUNNE 2014
Dundrum
Pembroke Cottages, Dundrum DIANE DIXON 2009
Memories of Dundrum in the 1950s and 60s SUZANNE MACDOUGALD 2013
Campfield Terrace and the Clayton Connection MARGARET SMITH 2014
Annie M.P.Smithson in Dundrum ROSE MARY LOGUE 2015
A Fracas in Frankfort (Dundrum) MARGARET SMITH 2015
Wyckham, Dundrum SEAN MAGEE 2015
Herbert Hill, Dundrum MARGARET SMITH 2018
Gordonville, Dundrum MICHAEL van TURNHOUT 2018
Churchtown
Churchtown / Quakerstown GED WALSH 2011
John Sweetman – a 1798 Connection with Churchtown and Taney, Co. Dublin SEAN MAGEE 2013
Classon’s Bridge GED WALSH 2014
Ballinteer
Richard Johnston of Ballinteer, Architect and Farmer SEAN MAGEE 2016
Blackrock
Blackrock 75 Years Ago     [part 1] BRIAN MAC AONGUSA 2017
Blackrock 75 Years Ago     [part 2] BRIAN MAC AONGUSA 2018
Sandyford
Danger – Men at Work at Glencairn JAMES SCANNELL 2008
St. Mary’s, Sandyford: A Local Hidden Treasure MICHAEL DIXON 2011
Woodside, Sandyford MICHAEL van TURNHOUT 2016
Sandyford House EAMONN CASEY 2016
Moreen: From the Pale to Markievicz to the Central Bank MICHAEL van TURNHOUT 2017
Irish History
Laurence O’Toole – The Lost Leader FRANK TRACY 2006
Grace Gifford’s Wedding ORLA MURPHY 2009
Memories of Moore Street, 1916 JOSEPHINE BOOKEY 2009
Anne Devlin, Patriot and Heroine BREDA ROSEINGRAVE 2010
Richard Crosbie: Pioneer of Balloon Flight BRYAN MacMAHON 2010
The International Eucharistic Congress 1932 PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2013
The Contribution of Female Artists to the Growing Irish Nationalist Movement, 1890-1930 BREDA ROSEINGRAVE 2013
Sir Ernest Shackleton and Dublin NEALE WEBB 2015
Nevil Shute’s Easter Rising BRYAN MacMAHON 2016
The GAA During the Irish Revolution, 1913-23 DIARMAID FERRITER 2016
Baron Glenavy of Milltown FRANK TRACY 2016
Patrick Pearse PAT SHERIDAN 2016
Knocknagow MATT CAHILL 2017
From GPO to Hollywood PAT SHERIDAN 2017
Francis Ledwidge: A Name in Sunshine FRANK TRACY 2018
Other
Wildflowers of Stillorgan, Mount Merrion and Dundrum PAULA O’REGAN 2007
Bells and Barrowmen on Bachelor’s Walk CHRIS LATTIMORE 2007
Twenty Important Dates ending in “8” PAT SHERIDAN 2008
A Look at Ringsend and Sandymount RON ENNIS 2008
Kilmacud and Stillorgan: Useful Sources of Information JULIA BARRETT 2009
A Victorian Financial Scandal JAMES SCANNELL 2010
The Grandchildren of Edward Lovett Pearce FÍONA TIPPLE 2014
Early 20th Century Motoring Around Stillorgan JAMES SCANNELL 2014
The Ouzelers of Ringsend PAT SHERIDAN 2015
Mary Delany – A Talented Georgian Lady ANNE O’CONNOR 2015
Dún Laoghaire Tragedy Recalled FRANK TRACY 2015
Accident at Shankill Railway Station, 1912 JAMES SCANNELL 2015
Those Days are Gone Away CLARA CULLEN 2016
Dollymount House: An 18th Century Hunting Lodge in South Co. Dublin RON ENNIS 2016
William Sealy Gosset: A Student to be Proud of LIAM DOYLE 2016
Dalkey Drowning Tragedy, Easter 1913 JAMES SCANNELL 2017
Margaret (1813-1882) PAT SHERIDAN 2018
The Rural District Council and the Unclimbable Fences JAMES SCANNELL 2018
History Society Outings
Stuck in the Mud in Offaly PETER SOBOLEWSKI 2006
Society Trip to Kilkenny EAMONN BYRNE 2007
Summer Outing to Enniscorthy JOE McCABE 2008
Summer Outing to Drogheda JOE McCABE 2009
Summer Outing to Armagh JOE McCABE 2010
Society Outing to Tullynally Castle and Locke’s Distillery FEDELMA MARTIN 2011
History Society Outing to Carlingford and Monasterboice JOE McCABE 2013
Summer Outing to Co. Wicklow JOE McCABE 2014
Summer Outing to Carlow JOE McCABE 2015
Summer Outing to Laois AIDEN FEERICK 2016
Society Trip to the Western Front NEALE WEBB 2016
Excursion to Waterford AIDEN FEERICK 2017
Excursion to Ardagh and Strokestown AIDEN FEERICK 2018