Sharing Our Stories – Vol. 1

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Sharing Our Stories – Vol. 1 Connecting the Dots

By Vincent English, Achill Heritage Centre / Ionad Oidhreachta Acla

A collection of Achill stories, poems, history, folklore and old sayings from long ago.

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Sharing Our Stories – Vol. 1 Connecting the Dots

By Vincent English, Achill Heritage Centre / Ionad Oidhreachta Acla

A collection of Achill stories, poems, history, folklore and old sayings from long ago.

Contents

  • Preface
  • Foreword by Mary J. Murphy
  • Acknowledgements
  • The Franciscan Monastery
  • Heritage
  • Tommie the Yank
  • Folklore, Fairies & Pisreogs
  • Achill’s Blessing
  • Our Ancestral Homes
  • A Fighting Heart
  • Fighting Heart
  • Ode to Johnny Kilbane
  • The Achill Woman
  • The Legacy of Beatrice (Bridget) Butler nee English
  • Bunnacurry, Boston and the Western Wall
  • Mary Cleary – A Proud Achill Woman
  • William Pike
  • The Story of Baile na hAilte
  • The Lynchehan Family
  • Burnt Stick – Gallagher family overview
  • The Bogmen
  • The Achill Woman’s Lament
  • The Tatie Hokers
  • Patrick and Margaret – From Achill to Cleveland
  • John Lineen
  • A Postcard from Dugort
  • My Island Home
  • My Grandmother, Marie Sweeney
  • Telling Tales of Achill
  • Monastery and Colony
  • Family Fortunes
  • German Baroness who danced with Dev
  • Achill – Where Art, Heritage and Friendship Meet
  • Quarantine
  • Gubnahardia, Currane
  • My Ma, Bridget Moran Calvey
  • Margaret Toolis 1871 – 1945
  • Boycott
  • Quotes
  • Irish Phrases
  • Old Achill Sayings