KILKEEL PHOTOS

Entering Kilkeel coming from Greencastle

Ballykeel Gospel Hall,

Ballykeel Gospel Hall,

Ballymartin School 1927

 

Victoria P.E. School Ballymartin 1947

 

Victoria P.E. School Ballymartin 1939

ST. Joseph's Primary School, Ballymartin 1955

 

St. Josephs R. C. Graveyard Ballymartin

St. Josephs R. C. Graveyard Ballymartin 2

 

The Glen Ballymartin

 

 

My Friends & Relations from Kilkeel & Area

 

Arthur Patrick Rooney (Sen.) and Juliana Rooney married in New York about 1926

Arthur Patrick Rooney (Left) John Michael Rooney (Right) both born in New York

Arthur Patrick Rooney and Mary Elizabeth O'Reilly, 28th June 1955

Wedding of Elizabeth Marie Rooney, daughter of Arthur Patrick Rooney and Mary Elizabeth Rooney,

Left to right, Arthur Patrick Rooney Jun., Mary Margaret Dolorus Rooney, Arthur Patrick Rooney Sen., Mary Elizabeth Rooney

 

John Newell, Author and local historian, Ballymartin

 

Kilkeel Harbour

Kilkeel harbour 1

Kilkeel postcard 1917,sent to me by Paddy Byers Hobart, Tasmania, whose fathers family lived in Greencastle Road. Can anyone identify obvious buildings and landmarks.

The photo titled Kilkeel 1917 Postcard looks like it was taken from top of Christ Church (Church of Ireland) on Newry Street.  Road in foreground is Mountain road meeting Bridge Street.  On the horizon is the Coastguard Houses with the harbour in the dip on the left. (Information given by John Cousins)

 Kilkeel Presbyterian Church

Old Court House, Kilkeel

St. Colmans R.C. graveyard Massforth, Kilkeel

St. Colmans R.C Chapel Massforth, Kilkeel

St. Colmans R.C. graveyard Massforth, Kilkeel 2

St. Colmans R.C. graveyard Massforth, Kilkeel 3

St. Josephs Chapel and graveyard , Ballymartin

Annalong

 

Annalong  Harbour 3

Annalong 3

Annalong 4

Annalong Presbyterian Church

Annalong Presbyterian Church 2

Kilkeel Coastguard Station

Market Day

Mourne Grange

Hugh Marks, My fathers uncle, "Reminiscencees and Stories" Narrated by Hugh Marks of Kilkeel to W. J. Fitzpatrick, "An Old Timer Talking"

Long Car taken at Courthouse

 

Kilkeel Boy Scouts

Dunavin School

Old telephone box, Kilkeel Harbour

Thanks to James McBride, U.S.A.

Attical from Aughrim Hill

Thanks to James McBride, U.S.A.

The old Workhouse gates closed after the last meeting of the Council 4th. Aug. 1966

On Kilkeel Harbour wall

Thanks to James McBride, U.S.A.

The Mariners Memorial Kilkeel

Thanks to James McBride, U.S.A.

South Down Rural Council, 1966

Mahula's Well is on the  side of the stream opposite cottage

Famine years 1845 at Maghereagh, Willie Quinns big wall, farm dwellings and out buildings.

The wall was built by local labour to help people in the famine years

Kilkeel shore

Thanks to James McBride, U.S.A.

Ballyveaghbeg road near Annalong

Thanks to James McBride, U.S.A.

1967 Loading a potato boat at Kilkeel harbour for Robert Taylor potato merchant.

The Locks, Omeath, The Joseph Fisher & The Oak. Sailing Coasters

The Beach, Kilkeel

The Glen, Ballymartin

Another view of the Glen, Ballymartin

Kilmorey Arms, Hotel, Kilkeel

Old Leestone Coastguard Station, Kilkeel

The Ballymartin Inn, a great wee place