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The Ould Lammas Fair: Ballycastle By Sean O'Halloran & Margaret Bell
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30% during August and September. The great folk song of 'The Ould Lammas Fair of Ballycastle O' is a celebration of one of the oldest and most popular fairs in Ireland. It still has the power to draw... More > visitors from far and wide and is a not-to-be-missed event for the locals. It is full of history. For older folks, it is a time to remember ‘the scene that haunt’ the memories. For the younger folk, it is an occasion to tune into the excitement of a by-gone times. – When else would one enjoy the unsophisticated taste of dulse and yellow-man except, of course, when - like in the song - on the pouting lips of a Mary-Anne. But the ancient reach of the Lammas Fair goes much further. Its origins are immersed in pre-history, in times long before the message of St Patrick was heard in Ireland, when gods of light and fertility were celebrated. This ebook, retraces much of what is known and some of what can only be guessed at about the origin and development of this truly traditional event.< Less
The Hallorans of Birstall and Aghamore By Sean O'Halloran & Mary Hudson
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This is the story of how the Great Irish Famine tore apart one branch of the Halloran family as it faced starvation in the parish of Aghamore in Mayo. Part of the family was forced to emigrate and... More > set up a new life in Birstall in industrial England amidst the mills and mines of Yorkshire. The other stayed behind in Aghamore, struggling in poverty and hunger to possess the land. The family most closely associated with them were the Stensons. There were also families of Frains, Brennans, Feenys, Giraughtys, Henrys, Higginses, Kilkennys, Kellys, Linskeys, McCues, McNamaras, Swifts, Prendergasts and Waldrons who fled with them. In a way this is the story of all of them. This is the story of both communities and the strong bonds that existed between them. We have tried to place these people in their times and build up a picture of where they lived and how they worked, exploring the political and social events which impinged upon their lives.< Less
The Ould Lammas Fair By Sean O'Halloran & Margaret Bell
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The great folk song of 'The Ould Lammas Fair of Ballycastle O' is a celebration of one of the oldest and most popular fairs in Ireland. It still has the power to draw visitors from far and wide and... More > is a not-to-be-missed event for the locals. It is full of history. For older folks, it is a time to remember ‘the scene that haunt’ the memories. For the younger folk, it is an occasion to tune into the excitement of a by-gone times. – When else would one enjoy the unsophisticated taste of dulse and yellow-man except, of course, when - like in the song - on the pouting lips of a Mary-Anne. But the ancient reach of the Lammas Fair goes much further. Its origins are immersed in pre-history, in times long before the message of St Patrick was heard in Ireland, when gods of light and fertility were celebrated. This booklet, an updated publication of the original written in the 1966, retraces much of what is known and some of what can only be guessed at about the origin and development of this truly traditional event.< Less

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