Time & Tide Vol 11

Time & Tide Vol 11

Time & Tide, Volume 11, published October 2018, contains a collection of papers from our archive. The papers chosen include oral history from the early 20th century, Milverton School, Balrothery Workhouse, the Easter Rising and the revolutionary period, maritime history, histories of Holmpatrick and Holmpatrick Church, a story from the Second World War, and a short history of Skerries Tidy Towns.


Some early memories of Skerries – Paddy Halpin

Dealing with Destitution: the story of Balrothery Workhouse – Janet Martin

Skerries TidyTowns: a short history – Anne Doyle and Maeve McGann

John ‘Terry’ Sherlock – Irish Volunteer (1897-1920) Extracts – Peter F Whearity

Antiquities of Holmpatrick – Christine Baker

Milverton National School (1902-2000) – Joseph Clinton

John Grimes and the Baltic – Brendan Grimes

The Skerries I remember – Honora Branagan

Holmpatrick Church in Skerries: an historical overview – Morgan Llywelyn, Oona Roycroft

Cumann na mBan and the women of Skerries  Extracts – Marie Bashford Synnott

The day the Second World War almost came to Skerries – David Ryan

Volume 11 – please choose your shipping destination.

    • To Ireland (per book incl P&P): €18.00

    • To Europe (per book incl P&P): €20.00

    • To Rest of the World (per book incl P&P): €22.00

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 Alternatively, email librarian@oldskerries.ie and have the book(s) mailed to you (postage payable).