Fonds P2 - Records of Daingean Town Hall Committee

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IE OCL P2

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Records of Daingean Town Hall Committee

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  • 1915-1975 (Creation)

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2 items

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(1915-)

Administrative history

Daingean Town Hall Committee is a voluntary community group which oversees the running of the town hall, formerly the town's courthouse, as a community centre.

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Acquired by Offaly County Library through purchase and donation in 1995.

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Minute books and general accounts books of Daingean Town Hall Committee between 1915 and 1975 with a gap for the years 1951-1952. Daingean's town hall was formerly the courthouse built c.1807 and situated on the main square in Daingean. Early entries for the years 1915-1937 contain accounts such as 'Young Men's Hall' and 'General Hall' accounts. Includes details of expenditure on items such as a billiard table (£1 15 0) and a piano (£7 7 0). General hall accounts included details of monies received from local football club, agricultural shows and dances. Minutes of meetings commence in 1938 and are signed by Rev. P. Kavanagh, Rev. J. G. Moran and Rev. E. J. Kinsella.

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By appointment only. Contact Offaly Archives at info@offalyhistory.com

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May be reproduced in accordance with provisions of the Copyright and Related Rights Act (2000). No reproduction online, in print or broadcast without the express permission of copyright holder.

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ISAD (G), 2nd Ed.

Dates of creation revision deletion

August 2019, Ciara O'Brien

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