Monday, July 16, 2012

Bailieborough A Pictorial Past was published in May 2010. Hard back copies are sold out but paperback copies are still available at the reduced price of  €12 each + P&P to any location worldwide. 

Contact: Leslie McKeague 

Books are on sale in the following outlets:


Bailie Stores, Clarke's XL and Hall's Newsagents.


Cavan Genealogy on the 1st Floor of Cavan Library and Crannog Bookshop.


Cavan County Museum.

Front Cover of Bailieborough A Pictorial Past

Rear Cover of Bailieborough A Pictorial Past

Book Review from Ireland's Own Magazine 

Book Review from Breifne Annual 2011

Book Review from Spark Magazine

Book related articles from the Anglo-Celt Newspaper:

Anglo-Celt April 15th 2009:

Anglo-Celt April 28th 2010:

Anglo-Celt May 26th 2010

Anglo-Celt June 2nd 2010:

Book Presentations:

Presenting a book to retired Primate of All Ireland and Archbishop of Armagh, Lord Robin Eames.

Lord Eames officially launched the book on Friday May 28th 2010 in Bailieborough Business Centre.

Chairman of Cavan County Council, Winston Bennett is presented with a book.

Exchanging books with Philip Donnelly.

Philip hails from Tierworker, Bailieborough but resides in Ottawa, Canada he is author of 
'The Eyes That Shone' - 
From Ireland to Canada in the 1950s.

Philip Donnelly's website:

Presenting a book to Colm Tóibín when he visited Bailieborough on June 22nd 2010. Colm Tóibín formally unveiled a new plaque at the James family ancestral home on Main Street, before delivering a lecture, 'Henry James - The Shadow Of Bailieborough', at the Church of Ireland in Bailieborough.

Details of Henry James Lecture:

Presenting a book to Charlie McGeggitan who wrote and preforms the song 'Bailieboro and Me'

Charlie sings 'Bailieboro and Me':

Councillor Seán McKiernan presents a book to the Taiwanese Ambassador during his visit to Cavan.

Presenting a book to Professor Naoyuki Mizuno from the University of Kyoto, Japan. 

Professor Mizuno is professor of American Literature at the University of Kyoto and is a keen scholar of the works and roots of Henry James, the American novelist whose family emigrated from Bailieborough. He has translated some of James' works into Japanese.

Brendan Smyth T.D. receives a book from Anna Kennedy during the official opening of Bailieborough Resource House.

Anna Kennedy presents Fergus Finlay, CEO of Barnardos with a book at the official opening of Bailieborough Resource House.

Details of the official opening:

Presenting a book to Tom MacIntyre who is one of the country's most original and experimental writers in plays, poems, short stories and novels. This was during the Tom MacIntyre Literary weekend in September 2010.

Details of the Tom MacIntyre Literary Weekend:

Conor Brady attended Bailieborough Library on Thursday Sept 6th 2012 and read extracts from his most recent book 'A June of Ordinary Murders'.

Conor is a journalist, author and former editor of the Irish Times and Sunday Tribune, former Commissioner, Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission.

He has published the following titles:
'Guardians of the Peace' 'Up With the Times'
'A June of Ordinary Murders'.