Historical snippets 2012 – 2015 on paul-mcnulty.com

I have posted various historical snippets and related material on my website as they apply to the topics of genealogy, historical novels and stage plays. Each item has been archived on a monthly basis on the website home page. However, the content of the older posted items remains concealed until they are opened. In order to facilitate an immediate scan of content, I have prepared a clickable subject listing of the 34 items published in the 2012-2015 period as follows:

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July 8, 2012 The Spellbinding of Men.

August 14, 2012 A Caravaggio for £4.7.6.

September 10, 2012 Biography for Paul B McNulty.

October 30, 2012 William Faulkner Novel Competition.

February 7, 2013 The Abduction of Anne O’Donel.

April 16, 2013 Anne O’Donel: Author’s Note.

May 8, 2013 A Story of the Bodkin Murders.

Spellbound by Sibella by Paul B McNulty.

June 20, 2013 Sibella Cottle and Miss Constable.

“Spellbound by Sibella” (now published).

August 25, 2013 Wrought by Witchcraft.

September 20, 2013 The Flaying of Human Skin.

Book launches for “Spellbound by Sibella” by Paul B McNulty

“Spellbound by Sibella” sold-out at book launches.

December 20, 2013 Mayor Noreen Heston launches “Spellbound by Sibella.”

January 8, 2014 5 star review for “Spellbound by Sibella” by Paul B McNulty

February 26, 2014 Giveway of “A Rebel Romance” on English Historical Fiction Authors website.

March 26, 2014 Turning points in Irish history never tackled in literature.

May 26, 2014 The Lynch Clan of Galway and their Famous Associations.

June 20, 2014 Teresa Quinn interviews Paul B McNulty on “The Abduction of Anne O’Donel.”

July 7, 2014 EHFA: The Abduction of Anne O’Donel – Truth or Fiction?

August 15, 2014 Bishop murdered at Lough Conn.

October 7, 2014 1776 Election to the Irish Parliament for Mayo.

December 31, 2014 Witchcraft in Mayo.

January 21, 2015 Liam Mellowes to Thomas McHugh: Irish Volunteers.

February 3, 2015 Thomas McNulty, the grandfather I never knew.

March 22, 2015 Genealogy of the Anglo-Norman Lynches …

4 star review “The Abduction of Anne O’Donel.”

April 21, 2015 Video “Genealogy of Anglo-Norman Lynches..”

June 3, 2015 Bodkin Murders: Innocent Man Hanged?

August 18, 2015 A 1741 Primary Source for the Bodkin Murders.

October 21, 2015 ELOPEMENT, 5 min play, for UCD Dramsoc.

December 26, 2015 “A Caravaggio in Tuam?” Radio1 29 Dec 6pm.

More recent items include:

“1798: A Rebel Romance,” a stage play by Paul B McNulty.

Blurb for “1798: A REBEL ROMANCE”18-22 April at UCD, 7 pm.

The Bodkin Murders by Paul B McNulty.

The use of Nux Vomica in the Bodkin Murders.

Lynch-Blosse Rentals 1792-4, Balla, Co Mayo.

Paul B McNulty, author of the historical novel “Spellbound by Sibella” is flanked by his wife, Treasa, on the left and by Mayor Noreen Heston, in the middle, who launched his book in the Castle Book Shop, Castlabar, Co Mayo on Wednesday, 20 November 2013.

Lynch-Blosse Rentals 1792-4, Balla, Co Mayo

The rentals accruing to the Lynch-Blosse estate at Balla, Co Mayo have been recorded by K W Nicholls, in The Lynch-Blosse Papers, Analecta Hibernica, volume 28, 1980.
Rentals, Accounts, etc. Item 111, page 215.
Rental of the estate of Sir Robert Lynch Blosse, a minor, received by Peter Lynch, Esq, his guardian, for 3 years ending 1 May, 1794.
Total for year ending 1 May 1792, £4089.19.10
Total for year ending 1 May 1793, £4161.13.19
Total for year ending 1 May 1794, £4163.6.10​12
‘James Prendergast and partners the former tenants (of part of Drimineen) ran away and deserted the lands owing two years rent for May 1790 and May 1791.’
Followed by account of disbursements made by Peter Lynch as guardian, including (September, 1792) £552.10s. to purchase a commission in the Army for Michael Henry Lynch and £56.17.6 to equip him with regimentals, (August 1793) …
… payments to ‘George Ralph late schoolmaster in Castlebar for the tuition, diet and lodging of Michale, John, and George Lynch at his academy’,
and (4 April, 1793) £1500 to purchase a Lieutenancy of Light Dragoons for Michael Henry Lynch.
Sworn By Peter Lynch before Andrew Edmondson, Castlebar 12 November 1798.
Note: Andrew Edmondson was a solicitor who had drafted the will of Sir Harry Lynch-Blosse, 7th Baronet, the father of Michael, John and George Lynch by Sibella Cottle.

Robert Lynch-Blosse 8th Bt (1784-1818)

 Henry Lynch-Blosse 7th Bt (1749-1788).