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Painting of Coastguard Stations.
Painting policy for coast guard stations in Ireland

Marriage of Robert Shepherd C.G.
R.C. Marriages St. Nicholas South and West, Galway city | Microfilm 02436 / 03 page 63 on microflm 1835 Marriages Sept 1st Robert Shepherd C.G. & Eliza O'Flaherty Witnesses: William Healy & Mary Lynch

Ballyheigue Graveyard, St.James Church Co.Kerry
There is a section of the north-west corner of the graveyard devoted to the families of the coastguard, and there is one striking memorial to a man named John Haswell late a Commissioned Boatman in the coastguard. who died on the 15th of September 1877, in the County of Kerry at the great age of 85.

Revenue Officers: GLYNN & THOMAS - Poteen Raid
Connaught Journal Galway, Ireland Thursday, January 16, 1823 Volume 69 Price 5 Pence

Excise Officer FRANKLIN, Ennistymon - shooting at Poteen Raid
Connaught Journal Galway, Ireland Monday, January 13, 1823 Volume 69 Price 5 Pence

Death of Charles Henry - Chief Commissioner of Customs
Connaught Journal Galway, Ireland Monday, January 27, 1823 Volume 69 Price 5 Pence

GWest Coast/Galway Coastguard & Revenue Personnel <1852
The Sessional Papers printed by Order of the House of Lords - Papers on Transatlantic Communication - regarding use of Galway or Shannon as a Transatlantic Port have testimonies from the following members of the Coastguard/Revenue Service: WIlliam WIlliams, William Hamiton Burke, Henry Leigh, Frederick Kemble, Hugh McGuire, Francis Moore, JW Trousdell.

Moville School, Co. Donegal
This file contains the names of children at school in Moville, Co. Donegal. This is the school mentioned in the article on Bernard Wheyman. All of the children are either Established Church, Presbyterian or Methodist...

Attack on Coastguard Station at Kilbehagh, Kilrush, Co. Clare
The Times London, Middlesex, England July 19, 1867

The Limerick Reporter, 29 November 1839
Captain Teephook, of H. M. Cruiser Hamilton, stationed at Kilrush

The Desperate Plight of the Atlas
At 7 a.m. on November 25th 1880 the Austrian barque “Atlas” of 400 tons, loaded with maize, and on it’s way from New York to Papenburg, was driven onto the infamous rocks at Atherfield Ledge .....

Glossary of Customs and Excise terms
Glossary of Customs and Excise terms.

Appointments and Promotions.
APPOINTMENTS and PROMOTIONS COASTGUARD. 1836. The following appointments and removals have taken place in this force in Ireland. Appointments.....

Troubled Times
The period of the early 20's has always been euphemistically referred to as "the time of the troubles", a really fitting term. In the country in general, as an aftermath of the Easter Rising there was a vast increase of support for Sinn Fein and the Irish Volunteers.

JSAR Games 2008
Photographs from JSAR 2008. [Joint Search and Rescue Games] Howth 10/05/08