The 15th issue of the Sliabh Luachra Journal was officially launched in Gneeveguilla, Co Kerry, by journalist and Ballydesmond native Ray Ryan, on November 23rd.
The 124-page journal, which includes almost 100 photographs, has numerous articles of interest which focus on the heritage, culture and history of the area.
It tells, for instance, how Barraduff man Paddy O’Donoghue helped future Taoiseach Eamon de Valera escape from Lincoln Jail, in 1919.

Launch of Sliabh Luachra No.15

Friday, November 23, 2012 - 20:00

The 15th issue of the Sliabh Luachra Journal will be launched in the Community Centre, Gneeveguilla, on Friday November 23, by journalist and Ballydesmond native Ray Ryan at 8.30pm. All welcome.
The 124-page journal has a wide variety of articles and old photographs and includes a special feature, including old photographs, on Sliabh Luachra’s links with the Titanic disaster. Nine people from the area, five of whom survived, were on the doomed ship when it went down in the North Atlantic 100 years ago. The story of each person is told in the journal. 
Featured musicians in this issue are Nickie and Anne McAuliffe, Castleisland.

Tá fáilte roimh gach éine!!

Images from the Sliabh Luachra Journal (part 1)

We've scanned some of the old photos used in past issues of the Sliabh Luachra Journal.

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