Breaking of the Athenry and Ballyglunin bridge.
Repairs on the bridge north of Athenry begins.
Athenry and Ballyglunin railway bridge is blown up.
Athenry and Tuam railway line is damaged.
Athenry and Ennis line restored.
Athenry to Limerick train fired at but no ill results.
When the Athenry to Tuam and Sligo railway line had been closed down for three months three hundred
men where thrown out of employment.
No trains between Athenry and Sligo.
Athenry to Tuam bridges blown up again. On Thursday 2 November 1922 the signal cabin at Ballyglunin was burned to the ground.
A goods train is 'held up' at Ballyglunin a goods train from Limerick. It was raided, whiskey and tobacco were stolen. At Athenry the same train was 'held up' again and whiskey and tobacco were once again looted.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
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