A Kilkenny Convict Turned Hero

Paddy Neary (2019) The Kilkenny Journal edition of November 19th 1884 reported of an incident in Kilkenny Prison on the previous Saturday. James Hogan a resident of Walkin Street and an employee of Power & Son had a marvellous escape from what would have been a shocking death while working in the County Prison, at a […]

Father Patrick Delahunty

Paddy Neary Patrick Delahunty was born to James and Ellen Delahunty of Curraghmartin, Aglish, Mooncoin in September 1880. After primary education in the local school, he indicated a wish for the priesthood so he went on for further studies at Saint Kieran’s College where he was ordained in 1905. His first appointment as a curate […]

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