1916 News

1916 News: 4th Week of January

What was happening this week locally in 1916?

Well in Carlow a Bagenalstown family are charged with assaulting a policeman and a Parish Priest is not happy with the closure of Killeshin Post Office.
In Kilkenny, the Mayor of Kilkenny has been decided and elsewhere, confidence is being expressed in John Redmond’s Irish Parliamentary Party!
In sport this week we find out the result of the semi-final of the junior football championship for North Kilkenny between Conahy and Castlecomer and Drumphea and Clonegal meet in their junior semi-final replay!