200 AD to 1979 AD

Posted: June 19, 2010 in Bog Of Allen, Bog Of Allen 2010, History, Offaly, Tullamore
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  1. 283 AD

    283 AD – In that engage- ment Conan Mac Morna, who is said to have been the grand- son of Goll, commanded the Clanna Morna in turn ; and ever since the fall of Fionn Ua Baoiscne, AD 283, at Rath Bre- • Almhuin. The ruins of the fort of Almhuin are still extant on In that engage- ment Conan Mac Morna, who is said to have been the grand- son of Goll, commanded the Clanna Morna in turn ; and ever since the fall of Fionn Ua Baoiscne, AD 283, at Rath Bre- • Almhuin. The ruins of the fort of Almhuin are still extant on the west end of the Curragh of Kildare; and what we corruptly call the Bog of Allen at this day, was formerly the forest of Almhuin, in which the knights were accustomed to enjoy the pleasures of the chase.

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    From Full text of “Transactions of the Ossianic society for the years, 1853-1858”Related web pages
    http://www.archive.org/stream/transactionsofos04ossi

  2. 1498

    1498 – In the clearmg out of these great plains the forests were destroyed, and great quantities of trees are found deeply buried in the bogs ; and in the formation of the grand canal, when cutting through the Bog of Allen in Kildare, oak, fir, yew, and other trees, were In the clearmg out of these great plains the forests were destroyed, and great quantities of trees are found deeply buried in the bogs ; and in the formation of the grand canal, when cutting through the Bog of Allen in Kildare, oak, fir, yew, and other trees, were found buried twenty or thirty feet below the surface, and these trees generally lie prostrated in a horizontal position, and have the appearance of being burned at the bottom of their trunks and roots, fire having been

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    From Full text of “The annals of Ireland”Related web pages
    http://www.archive.org/stream/annalsofireland00ocle

  3. 1650
    Apr 24, 1650 – Patrick Flemming [80] An Irish highwayman who held away near the Bog of Allen and, after numerous murders, was executed on 24th of April, 1650. Captain Zachary Howard [84] A Royalist who lost his estates and turned highwayman.
    From Complete Newgate Calendar Volume IRelated web pages
    tarlton.law.utexas.edu/lpop/etext/newgate …

  4. 1690

    1690 – An Irisli river, .mi miles lout:, llowim: Irani the Bog ot Allen into the Irish Sea. The scene of the ;;reat battle in 1690 is marked by an obelisk, seen here. Sec Atlas 6, E 3. BOYNE MEDAL . The medal struck in commemor.Uion ot William of Orange’s mi miles lout:, llowim: Irani the Bog ot Allen into the Irish Sea. The scene of the ;;reat battle in 1690 is marked by an obelisk, seen here. Sec Atlas 6, E 3. BOYNE MEDAL . The medal struck in commemor.Uion ot William of Orange’s viclnrv :lt thi’ Hovnc- A biiitler of the Boys Bricade ^- j^t”: ,x^: i’l > [;rri;.i,U-ri itl camp BOYS BRIGADE. A great pioneer orcanisatiun tor training and helpini.: boys. iDunJed in Glasgow in 1S.S3 b\ Sir William Smith

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    From Full text of “I see all; the world’s first picture encyclopedia, with 100,000 …Related web pages
    http://www.archive.org/stream/iseeallworldsfir01meea

  5. 1697

    1697 – The Bog of Allen, the passes of the Grampians, were not more unsafe than this small knot of lanes, surrounded by the mansions of the greatest nobles of a flourishing and enlightened kingdom. At length, in 1697, a bill for abolishing the fran424 chises of these Having performed this ceremony he was permitted, and the permission was blamed by many of fhe Savoyards, to limp home without a rag upon him. The Bog of Allen, the passes of the Grampians, were not more unsafe than this small knot of lanes, surrounded by the mansions of the greatest nobles of a flourishing and enlightened kingdom. At length, in 1697, a bill for abolishing the fran424 chises of these places passed both Houses, and received the royal assent. The Alsatians and

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    From The Living age … / Volume 48, Issue 612Related web pages
    cdl.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/moa/pageviewer …

  6. 1770

    1770 – grand canal was begun from the city оТтсл^~__^_о^ ÍJVer Shannon, and was actually carried on to the bog of Allen. ~-iv,t Uic engineer’s want of ability occasioned great errors in the original plan and survey ; and the work was interrupted in 1770. A canal is grand canal was begun from the city оТтсл^~__^_о^ ÍJVer Shannon, and was actually carried on to the Bog of Allen. ~-iv,t Uic engineer’s want of ability occasioned great errors in the original plan and survey ; and the work was interrupted in 1770. A canal is completed from the town of Newry to the sea, which was, however, intended to have passed that town towards the collieries of Drumglass and Dungannon. This attempt,, however, to supply Dublin with Irish coals has hitherto

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    From A New System of Modern GeographyRelated web pages
    books.google.com/books?id=Jn5XFTOIjZsC&pg=PA55 …

  7. 1784
    1784 – Mail coaches were introduced in 1784. It is within the memory of middle-aged men that our national congress deemed the electric telegraph chimerical.
    From Albany Law JournalRelated web pages
    books.google.com/books?id=ZbsDAAAAQAAJ&pg …

  8. 1823

    May 6, 1823 – Allen 6 May 1823. I am here placed in the centre of an immense bog which takes its- name from a small hill under whose declivity the chapel and house are built where I now write. What perhaps interests me most in the wide and vast expanse of the Bog of Allen is Allen 6 May 1823. I am here placed in the centre of an immense bog which takes its- name from a small hill under whose declivity the chapel and house are built where I now write. What perhaps interests me most in the wide and vast expanse of the Bog of Allen is that it afforded for nearly two centuries a place of refuge to the apostolic men who have gone before me in preaching the faith and administering the sacraments to a people in every respect worthy of such pastors .

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    From Full text of “The Irish priests in the penal times (1660-1760) [microform] : …Related web pages
    http://www.archive.org/stream/MN42003ucmf_6

  9. 1853

    Jul 29, 1853 – At the trial, the plaintiff produced aud proved a conveyance from the Incnmbered Estates Court, dated 29th of July, 1853, with a map in the margin thereof, which map was referred to by the conveyance, conveying to the plaintiff in fee that part of the Bog of Allen At the trial, the plaintiff produced aud proved a conveyance from the Incnmbered Estates Court, dated 29th of July, 1853, with a map in the margin thereof, which map was referred to by the conveyance, conveying to the plaintiff in fee that part of the Bog of Allen and CInnagh situate in the Barony of Carberry and County of Kildare, containing 777-v. 3n.

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    From The Irish JuristRelated web pages
    books.google.com/books?id=Yi0WAAAAYAAJ&pg …

  10. 1979

    1979 – Then we’ll travel west to Clonmacnoise, the most important monastic site in Ireland, the site of fantastic high crosses and round towers, and visited by the Pope in 1979. Later we’re off for the 45-minute Bord na Mona Bog Rail Tour that will take us through Then we’ll travel west to Clonmacnoise, the most important monastic site in Ireland, the site of fantastic high crosses and round towers, and visited by the Pope in 1979. Later we’re off for the 45-minute

    Bord na Mona Bog Rail Tour that will take us through the Blackwater section of the famous Bog of Allen where we’ ll learn about its special flora, which has remained unchanged for thousands of years.


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