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22 September 2005 Edition

Remembering the Past: The First Hunger Striker

22 September 2005

Born in 1885 in the small village of Lispole, near Dingle, County Kerry, Thomas Ashe was educated locally. He qualified as a teacher in the De La Salle Teacher Training College in Waterford City, later taking up the position of Principal at Corduff National School in Lusk, County Dublin. Free article

Fógraí Báis: Leo Cassin, Magheracloone

22 September 2005

It was with sadness that the entire Magheracloone community heard of the death of Leo Cassin of Clonseady on Wednesday 14 September. The large crowds that called to Clonseady from South Monaghan and from his native Armagh City during his wake confirmed the high esteem in which Leo was held by young and old alike. Free article

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Camogie decibel count rivals Rio Carnival

22 September 2005

Being surrounded by thousands of young ladies with whistles and assorted noise-making instruments may not be everyone's idea of how best to spend a Sunday afternoon. Especially when a chap has a mild headache brought on by a bottle of stout the night before. Free article

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22 September 2005

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