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Baltinglass and Rathbran Churchyard Photographs

Here are some photographs of family gravesites in the Baltinglass and Rathbran Churchyards

Rathbran Churchyard

Bridget McLoughlin, as named in the stained glass window, her husband, and all their family are buried in Rathbran. The photos show the entrance from the road, a closer shot (arrows indicate the location of the graves), and the headstones. The large headstone is a McLoughlin headstone. The smaller one may be as well, but is has been cleaned and repaired and is now hard to read.

Wide shot of Rathbran Churchyard

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Directions to Rathbran Churchyard:
From Baltinglass--On the Dublin Road go about 2 miles to Tuckmill Cross, turn left, go about 3 miles. The entrance is on your right, diagonally across from the third road on your left.

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Old National School Building--Back


Sam MacAllister's Monument

Sam MacAllister's Monument (above) and close-up of inscription (below)

inscription on monument

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Old Boys National School Building as it is today--Front


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Baltinglass Church (above) where all the McLoughlin children were baptised. The basin of the Holy Water Font in the church vestibule (below) was formed by the dripping of water onto this rock over thousands of years

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(above) Main aisle of Baltinglass church, with McLoughlin windows on left side. The old main altar and the reredos are hand-carved wood. In the center and over the new main altar is the silver sanctuary lamp donated by the John McLoughlin side of the family. A closeup of the McLoughlin windows (below). The inscription reads:
St Anne Pray for Us
St. Joachim Pray for Us
In memory of Bridget McLoughlin Died January 2, 1891

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