Miss Cooke of Cappagh house. Author of ‘Irish heroes in Red War’

 

Pictures of Ger Quinn, one with his father who was steward of Curraghchase estate

 

Poem by Miss Cooke about Gerry Quinn, August 1937

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Good luck to jockey Gerard Quinn

We’ve got a new jockey and the country’s fair rocky, From Barowstown races to gay Punchestown, Your luck will be springing, your Irish horse winning, At Ascot and at Fairy house ‘till the Derby you crown

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Artist’s impression of Cappagh village circa 1850 by John Scanlon Curraheen South

 

 

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1937 Mr Jockey Gerard, Birthday wishes, from Miss Cooke, Cappagh House

 

 

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County Hunt Ball tickets from 1956-1958

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