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Bray Cualann Historical Society – Journal No 1 (1985)

  • Committee 1984 to 85 and 1985 to 86
  • Introduction
  • Preface
  • The Building of Bray – Michael Ledwidge
  • The De Ridelisford Connection – Henry Cairns
  • The Drumm Trains – James Scannell
  • The Harbour at Bray – Michael J Suttle
  • Bray’s Film Pioneer – Arthur Flynn
  • The Wyvern – Claire Crowther
  • George Cockburn of Shanganagh Castle – Brendan Ó Cathaoir
  • Heritage Center
  • A Holy Terror from Bray – Jim Brophy
  • Martello Towers – Henry Cairns
  • Patty Mac’s Boys – Colbert Martin
  • Garda Síochána, Bray
  • An Episode of the Sixteen Century – Dáithí Ó hÓgáin
  • The Labour Movement in Bray before 1920 – Ross M. Connolly
  • List of Members

 

Bray Cualann Historical Society – Journal No 2 (1986)

  • Preface
  • Chairman’s Report
  • Obituary, Christy Brien
  • The Great Achievers – Jim Brophy
  • Occupations Noted on Some North Wicklow Memorials – Brian J Cantwell
  • Joe Metcalf the, the Fiery Bray Union Man from Bray – Ross M. Connolly
  • The Pobje Family of Bray – Claire Crowther
  • The Castle of Bray – K. M. Davies
  • Filming Henry V – Arthur Flynn ~
  • Growing up in Bray – Gemma Hussey, T.D.
  • Christopher Thompson F.R.C.S.I – Myra E. Leeson
  • Corke Abbey, Aspects of its History – Nancy Mahony
  • Eileen Vance, James Joyce’s Childhood Sweetheart – Malachy O’Brien
  • The Windows of Withered Wood – P.P. O’Reilly
  • Kilcoole 1914 – James’s Scannell
  • The Concept and Design of Bray Town Hall – Peter Tynan O’Mahony
  • Committee 1985/86 and 86/87

Bray Cualann Historical Society – Journal No 3 (1990)

  • Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh – Brian P. White
  • Mail Boat – Harry Fogarty
  • Early Days in Presentation College Bray 1921 to 1933 – Malachy O’Brien
  • Scéal na Gaeilge I mBré – Padraig O’Fearail
  • Finn Mac Cool and Two Bray Residents – Diarmuid Breathnach
  • Delgany and District Horticultural Society – John Markham
  • On the Buses – Brian P. White
  • Some Wicklow and Other Memorials – Brian J. Cantwell
  • Grandfather was a Councillor – James Scannell
  • Greystones,  A Summary of its History – Noel Kennedy
  • Laurence O’Toole – Jim Brophy
  • Membership List and Photographs

Bray Cualann Historical Society – Journal No 4 (2001)

  • Editor’s note – Jim McNeive
  • From Whence We Came – 25 years on – Colm MacCormack
  • Images of Bray – K. Mary Davis
  • William Dargan – Kathleen Kinsella
  • Ár Sinsir Fadó – Diarmuid Breathnach
  • Terry Doyle Remembers – Terry Doyle
  • Ballywaltrim in the1950s – Ray Cranley
  • The Medical Hall – Dr. John Fleetwood
  • Bray Mill and Brewery – Bray’s Oldest Commercial Site – Dr Aedín McLoughlin
  • The Old Courthouse – Joe Dutton
  • Civil Defense in Bray 1958 to 1990 (or thereabouts) – Louis O’Rourke
  • An Abortive Urban Renewal Scheme – Bray 1858 – Liam Clare
  • Opening of the Royal Cinema, Bray – Liam Clare
  • Some Writers of North East-Wicklow – Jim Rees
  • Bray’s 1943 “Step Together Week” – James Scannell
  • The Changing Face of Bray, 1942-1962 – Brian P White 

Bray Cualann Historical Society – Journal No 5 (2004) 

  • Foreword – Colm McCormack
  • Bray and the Harcourt Street Line – Brian Mac Aongusa
  • The Lost Victorian Treasure, Bray’s Turkish Baths – K Mary Davies
  • A Walk Along Bray Seafront – Kathleen Kinsella
  • The Quinsboro Road Tunnel – James Scannell
  • Bray Before and After the Railway – Brian White
  • Bray’s Day Out at the Races – Liam Clare
  • The Dargle and Bray Laundry in the 1950s and 1960s – Ray Cranley
  • Fir Iarnróid M’Óige – Diarmuid Breathnach
  • The Last Train from Harcourt Street – Christy Brien, P.C.
  • Early Scouting in Bray – Brian White
  • Tanseys of Bray – Kieran Flanagan
  • Céilí Dancing in Bray – Christy Brien, P.C.
  • In the Footsteps of his Father, James Larkin junior – Breda Cardiff
  • Fifty years of Bray I.C.A. – Moira Fitzpatrick
  • Wildlife from a Train – Eamon De Buitléar
  • Allen’s Menswear – Tom Allen
  • Celebrating 150 years of the Railway in Bray – Jim Lynch

 

 

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