ANNE’S CHRISTMAS PARTY BY TERESA BRAYTON
Staff in the Local Studies, Genealogy & Archives Department of Kildare Library Service recently came across the short story ‘Anne’s Christmas Party’ authored by Kildare poet Teresa Brayton in an original copy of An Phoblacht in December 1934. Anne’s Christmas Dinner Party_final
Teresa Brayton was a poet and nationalist, who was born and later lived in Kilbrook, County Kildare. The Old Bog Road is among her most famous works. She released a volume of religious poetry Christmas Verses in 1934 also. The Kildare Local Studies & Archives Collections in Newbridge has a large collection of Teresa Brayton’s works in their collections in Newbridge, while there are many articles on Teresa Brayton and her works on www.kildare.ie/ehistory also.
Christmas Holidays (Local Studies, Genealogy & Archives Department)
The Kildare Local Studies, Genealogy & Archives Department is closing for the Christmas holidays on Wednesday 23rd December at 5PM. Staff will return to work from Monday 4th January 2021 and can be contacted from that day by emailing email@example.com or phoning 045906103/045906104.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very HAPPY CHRISTMAS and we look forward to continuing to assist researchers, members of the public and work with local history and community groups in 2021.