Article from the Grange Parish Book suggested for reading this week (week 49)
The Grange book article, Ó hÓgáin, was written by Hazel Ní Ógáin Sweeney. The article was introduced by the Book Committee. The Ó hÓgáin family of Grange lived on the Galloway Estate, in the house subsequently to become the home of Michael Lombard and his family. Davy Hogan and his family lived there when he was employed as a groom. Davy was a horseman of some renown. A number of Davy’s and Mary’s (nee Tyrell) children were born in Grange and attended Grange National School.
Article from the Grange Parish Book suggested for reading this week (week 48)
The Great Famine Much has been written over the years and centuries about 'The Great Famine' in Ireland (1845-1852). Irish people endured unspeakable hardships during the famine, when the potato crop, the staple diet of the masses, failed from blight throughout Ireland over a number of consecutive years. Huge numbers of people died of hunger and related diseases, and many, many more, often whole families, were compelled to take the emigration ships from Ireland to faraway pla
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Dolores O'Riordan and Elisa Sing 'Silent Night' - CLICK ENYA will Sing 'Happy Christmas' for You - CLICK We wish all Grange locality residents, Grange people overseas and throughout Ireland, people with Grange connections, people of neighbouring parishes, friends of Grange and everybody who visits this website a Very Happy and Peaceful Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. We hope that Santa Claus will not disappoint. We are conscious that this Christmas may be a lonely and s
Article from the Grange Parish Book suggested for reading this week (week 47)
Childbirth Through The Years It is fair to state that the nursing profession is one of the most highly-regarded and appreciated world-wide. In the developed and developing countries and increasingly elsewhere, the newborn is likely to be held by the midwife before being placed in the arms of the mother. Throughout life, we rely on the caring, expertise and professionalism of nurses, whether in acute hospital, specialist care, long-term care, community or terminally ill settin