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June 8, 1917

In what was momentous news in 1917, dairy farmers in the Ashbourne area voted unanimously to form a Co-Operative Association – and a lengthy report of the meeting dominated the columns of the Ashbourne Telegraph, to the exclusion of any … Continue reading

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December 10, 1915

Pressure continued to persuade all eligible men to volunteer to serve in the Army. The Ashbourne Telegraph of December 10, 1915, announced that Lord Derby’s scheme to ‘attest’ all men up to the age of 40 ended this week 100 … Continue reading

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October 1, 1915

A casual reader of the Ashbourne Telegraph dated October 1, 1915, might have missed any reference to the war were it not for the advertisers’ announcements. In the Pubic notices column on page 3 The British and Foreign Bible Society … Continue reading

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January 22, 1915

The publication of a roll call of 282 men from Ashbourne who were serving their country last week prompted a swift response from the newspaper’s correspondents in the villages. The Telegraph noted that some parishes had yet to submit their … Continue reading

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