Synonyms for kilconnell or Related words with kilconnell
Examples of "kilconnell"
() is a small rural village in County Galway, Ireland.
Lissard Ringforts are located 2 km (1¼ mile) northeast of
Connell has been mistaken for Conainne, a female missionary and founder of
Cloonigny Castle is located 4 km (2½ mile) northeast of
St Gabriels Ladies GAA football club provides gaelic football to the parishes of
, Aughrim, Kilreekil & Cappataggle. St Gabriels Ladies GAA Football Club plays its home games in Aughrim, County Galway, it trains also in
at the St Gabriels sports complex. www.stgabrielsladiesgaa.com is their website.
The area around
was the stronghold of the O'Kellys, lords of Uí Maine and the Donnellan clans.
2 - Ó Laighin of County Galway, their home district been around
. Now rendered Lyons or Lane.
Sport is a major recreational pastime among the community. The local hurling club is based in the village and their colours are black and red. Players and supporters also come from the neighbouring villages of Aughrim,
and Kilrickle. Gaelic football is played with St. Gabriels in
. Most players play both hurling and football.
Since the 16th century he has mistakenly been credited with the foundation of
, which was instead founded by Conainne, a female missionary.
is in the parish of Aughrim and
. Aughrim is famous for the decisive battle of the Williamite wars in 1691. The French General St. Ruth had rallied the Irish towards victory when his head was blown off by cannon fire and the Irish fled the field, only to be cut down in their thousands by the English forces. Hundreds of the O'Kellys lost their lives at this battle.
The last known prosecution of a Priest under the Popery Acts was the trial of Fr John O'Connor, Parish Priest of Aughrim and
in 1822 at the Galway Summer Assizes, he was acquitted.
Callanan was born in the village of
, near Ballinasloe, County Galway, to a farming family. In the 1950s, he was an active member of the Irish farmers' youth association Macra na Feirme.
He died in Dublin in 1668, and was buried in
Abbey. His tomb bears the epitaph "HIC MISERA PATRIA SOLA COLUMNA JACET" (‘Here, wretched country, lies your sole support’).
The animal is sculptured on many old (c.1375–1650) tombstones of the O'Kelly family in the Abbey of
(founded c. 1353 by King William Buidhe Ó Cellaigh), and in the old church of Cloonkeen.
Joe Callanan (born 30 January 1949) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was born in
, County Galway. He is a former Teachta Dála (TD) for the Galway East constituency. Callanan was elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2002 general election but lost his seat at the 2007 general election.
Fahey is from
in East Galway. His music has a distinctive yearning, magical quality often referred to as ""Draíocht"". His music has been recorded by many of the finest traditional Irish musicians including Martin Hayes, Planxty, John Carty and Kevin Burke. In recent years a few recordings featured Fahey's music prominently including recordings by Liz and Yvonne Kane and Breda Keville.
In the 14th and 15th centuries, bishops introduced the mendicant orders: the Franciscans to
, Kilnalahan and Meelick, with their 3rd Order to Clonkeenkerril and Kilbocht; the Dominicans to Portumna, with their 3rd Order to Kilcorban; and the Carmelites to Loughrea.
Kerrill is portrayed as having a rivalry with St Connell, whose eccleastical territory bounded Kerrill's. One outcome was a mutual cursing, in which Connell said "May there be blood shed on every fair day in
" to which Connell replied "May there be a funeral every Monday in Cloonkeen." To this day no funerals are held in Cloonkeenkerrill on Monday.
Conainne was a female missionary who evangalised in the Soghain area of County Galway. She founded a church at "Cell Conainne" ('the church of Conainne'), modern-day
, it appears that the name of the more widely known St Connell was by error substituted for Connainne/Dachonna after the 16th century.
In 1904 he moved to Pinner, sang under Felix Weingartner and at Wagner nights at the Prom Concerts, and took the name role in Mendelssohn's "Elijah" at Gloucester in the Three Choirs Festival. In June 1905 he took part in Beecham's London debut at the Bechstein Hall, in the first London performance of Scott's "Ballad of Fair Helen of
" (dedicated to him).
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