Our publications – contact a committee member to purchase

1 Callan 800.

A companion Volume to our first 800 Book
(19 chapters of local interest )

2 Dawn on the Irish Coast

A collection of Poems by Callan Man, John Locke

3. ” Callan Tenant Protection Society”.

An account by Michael Dwyer, historian, of the struggle against high rents
and evictions in 1849 and the founding of The Tenant Protection Society.
Also the late Canon Brennan’s account of the history of “Desart Court”
and the Cuffe family.
And an article by our Secretary, Joe Kennedy, about the Poor Law Union.

4 Newtown/ Mallardstown/ Tullamaine

An inventory of the Tombstone inscriptions in Tullamaine, Whitechurch and Newtown,
Researched by Jimmy Hoyne and Pat Meagher.
Also “reflections from the Past” by Gretta Griffin.

5 The Famine
” A History of Callan Workhouse” 1845-1852. Researched by John Walsh

6 Guide to Callan.

This booklet includes the History, Monuments and Famous People of Callan
and also lots of photographs of the town and the new estates.

7. New for 2020: “Memoir of an Irish Pauper”

An account of the life of John Logan Power, a child pauper inmate of Callan Workhouse just before the famine, who went on to play an important part in the development of the state of Mississippi.