Genealogy: Denis Cronin (born 1854)

Our Great Great Grandfather we think was called John. He had at least 2 sons: Cornelius b.1849 and Dennis b.1854 (our Great Grandfather.) The story goes that he remarried and raised a second family who may have inherited the family farm. This could explain the emigrations of Cornelius and Dennis – Cornelius went to America where he became a successful lawyer.

Dennis our Great Grandfather claimed to have been born in Millstreet in 1854. He was associated with a Colonel Elliot with whom he left for England as his servant. The colonel died very shortly afterwards leaving Dennis stranded in Bath where he [read more …] “Genealogy: Denis Cronin (born 1854)”

Magnificent Millstreet International Horse Show 2012 at Green Glens

Millstreet Grand Prix winner, Anna Edwards from Great Britain pictured with Louise Burke, Maura Walsh (IRD Duhallow) and Thomas Duggan at Green Glens on Sunday, 12th August 2012. This year’s Show was one of the very best and created a tremendous atmosphere throughout the area. (S.R.)

Blessed with some truly excellent weather the scenes at Green Glens were so very colourful, cheerful, exciting and very, very busy.   The coordination within the town, of Show traffic following the superbly successful Show was carried out with splendid precision and efficiency avoiding any traffic jams.  The Sunday event was televised for a [read more …] “Magnificent Millstreet International Horse Show 2012 at Green Glens”

Sunday at the Horse Show – Day 5

See the full gallery of over a hundred photos on the Millstreet Horse Show Facebook page

From Stable to Stable Magazine: Great Britain notched up an incredible 6th win this evening as Anna Edwards rode to victory in the €50,000 Millstreet International Grand Prix. The 28 year-old had no problem with course designer Mark McGowan’s challenging Grand Prix course and jumped clear in the first and second rounds riding “Diaghilev;” [read more …] “Sunday at the Horse Show – Day 5”