Kildare Historian, Dr Conor Morrissey, Lifts the Lid on Protestants in the Irish Volunteers, the IRA, and the Free State Army

As part of Newbridge, Co Kildare’s June Fest’s online festival, Dr Conor Morrissey will deliver a talk via Facebook Live on Tuesday, 26 May at It may be accessed by logging on to the June Fest Facebook Page: From the late 19th century, until the end of the…

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Growing up in Ardclough: Mona Carton Reminisces

Growing up in Ardclough: School on the canal bank, horse drawn barges, and rationing coupons in Celbridge.   Mona’s advice to the next generation: “listen to older people, they have a lot to tell, it is called living”.

This YouTube video is oral history at its best, Eoghan Corry interviews Mona Carton in Ardclough Village Centre on Sunday 2nd February 2020 about growing up in Ardclough.

The interview with Mona Carton and Eoghan Corry, with sound production by Mona’s grandson, Ciaran Cullen, to be found below.