Down Memory Lane: Local People

The name Myshall “Midh Íseal” means 'low plain' and the village also gives its name to the towns land and parish. The buildings which were prominent when the village was planned in the 17th century are now domestic residences, shops and bars but retain their charm of former days.

Peter Fenelon Collier, revolutionised publishing in America

Dr. Joseph G. Byrne, educational benefactor

Martin Carroll, blacksmith 1939

John O'Neill, bonesetter (grandfather of Danny)

"The Whistlers Of Garryhill", Garryhill Flageolet Band - circa 1950

Myshall Pipe Band

Myshall Muintir na Tíre group in 1954

Thomas McDonald, All-Ireland Ploughing Champion in the 1960's

John Tracey, Ploughing award

Myshall I.C.A. Guild members in 1973

Myshall I.C.A. "Carlow Federation Frolics" winners in 1975

Patsy McLean won the World Sheep Judging competition in 1976

Macra na Feírme All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Committee in 1978

I.C.A. competitors with coaches and musicians in the late 70’s

Scór group

1980 Junior Scór participants that reached the All-Ireland Final

1980 Scór All-Ireland Finalists,  (L-R):
Tom Byrne, Richie Kavanagh, Jim Nolan, Nell Murphy, Tom Donoghue, Seamus Lalor.

Myshall Pipeband

Set Dancing

Ian Rea, first Lord Mayor of Myshall

Myshall Community Games with Olympic swimmer Gary O'Toole

August 1996: Andrew Jordan, Myshall pointing out to Fr. O'Shea
the old wall which was outside the Girl's School years ago

September 1996: Near the Village Pump on a lovely evening -
Bertie Ahern, Fr. O'Shea and a group of children from the area

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern with sponsored draw launch

John Tracey (far right) meeting President Mary McAleese

Young Entrepreneurs in All-Ireland Final 2002

Health Centre opening in Myshall

Celebrating Myshall N.S. School Reunion 2005 in the Community Centre

December 2006: Welcome night for new residents in the Community Centre

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