Patrick Culloty (1887-1918) The Forgotten Scartaglen Man

Patrick Culloty (1887-1918) The Forgotten Scartaglen Man

With WW1 commemorations and the futility and horrors of war confronting us on every front over the past week, the following came from Tom O’Connor, Scartaglen and Dublin. Mr. O’Connor writes of a fellow Scart man Patrick Culloty 1887 – 1918. Forgotten Scartaglen Man “On this the 100th anniversary of WW1 armistice day, we remember…

John Joseph Bourke, Kerry/New Zealand to be Remembered

John Joseph Bourke, Kerry/New Zealand to be Remembered

A Remembrance Mass will be celebrated on the 100th Anniversary of the death of Private John Joseph Bourke (1881-1916) on this Friday evening, September 16th in St. Brendan’s Church, Clogher, Ballymacelligott at 7.30pm. Private John Joseph Bourke (22759) from Ballymacpierce, Gortatlea, Tralee emigrated to New Zealand as a young man and worked for his uncle.…