People We Remember

Memories of Bygone Days

Frances Holohan

Lest We Forget

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Former Curate

Fr John Fahy Curate in Abbey from 1959 to 1969

Fr John Fahy Curate in Abbey from 1959 to 1969.  Photo courtesy Joan Larkin

 ABBEY PIONEERS

Celebrating following a successful Mummers’ event – location not known – Abbey pioneers: left to right: Gerard Dolan, Paddy Lyons, Martin Larkin, John Holohan, John McDonagh and Des Lynch

Celebrating following a successful Mummers’ event – location not known – Abbey pioneers: left to right: Gerard Dolan, Paddy Lyons, Martin Larkin, John Holohan, John McDonagh and Des Lynch.  Photo courtesy Joan Larkin

Abbey Pioneer Outing from left: J J Craughwell, Cepta Holohan, Peggy Larkin, Rita Pierce, Mona Pierce and Naoise Larkin

Abbey Pioneer Outing from left: J J Craughwell, Cepta Holohan, Peggy Larkin, Rita Pierce, Mona Pierce and Naoise Larkin.  Photo courtesy John Holohan

Fr Maurice Conroy’s Ordination

Fr Maurice Conroy’s Ordination Back: Jimmy Finn, Pakie Larkin (Kylemore/uncle), Corneilius Larkin (Barnaboy/uncle), Paddy Conroy (brother), John Power (Abbey NS) Middle: William Lynch (Abbeyville), Vincent Conroy (Cousin), Francis Conroy, Willie Conroy (Portumna) Front: Dolly Lynch (Aunt), Lily Moloney, Annette Conroy (mother), Fr Conroy, Pakie Conroy (Father)

Fr Maurice Conroy’s Ordination
Back: Jimmy Finn, Pakie Larkin (Kylemore/uncle), Corneilius Larkin (Barnaboy/uncle), Paddy Conroy (brother), John Power (Abbey NS)
Middle: William Lynch (Abbeyville), Vincent Conroy (Cousin), Francis Conroy, Willie Conroy (Portumna)
Front: Dolly Lynch (Aunt), Lily Moloney, Annette Conroy (mother), Fr Conroy, Pakie Conroy (Father)

Holohan’s Bar – People We Remember

Proprietor chats with some regular customers - Tommie Joynt, Brendan Hickey, Martin Duane and Gerald Felle.

Proprietor, John Holohan,  chats with some regular customers – Tom Joe Conroy, Brendan Hickey, Martin Duane and Gerald Felle in the old bar at Holohan’s.  Photo courtesy Pat Conroy.

Two happy and contented men Francis Muldoon and Brown Fahy

Two happy and contented men Brown Fahy and Francis Muldoon.  Photo courtesy John Holohan

This page was added on 28/03/2016.

Comments about this page

  • Fabulous pictures of bygone days. My mother was Lena Conroy from Wellpark and we came home every year going back to the 50s so I knew lots of the people in these photos growing up. Fr Maurice was a first cousin of my mother

    By Tony Holmes (01/02/2017)
  • What year was Fr Maurice Ordained?

    Ordination took place in 1951

    By mary (20/04/2016)

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