Reilly, Terry

Amazing Mayo Stories: v. 1

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Amazing Mayo Stories (Vol 1) features President Mary Robinson; Titanic and Mayo connections; Ballina-born Edward Whelan, one of the Fathers of the Canadian Federation; Monsignor James Horan and Dame Judy Coyne (Knock’s dream team); Eileen Kato, the girl from Bangor Erris in Mayo who served Japanese Imperial family; John Feeney, the great tenor; Mayo’s link with first Channel swim; Jack Judge, who wrote It’s a Long Way to Tipperary; Mayo’s fallen honoured at Mayo Peace Park; Mayo Coffin ships and Famine Days; William Knox D’Arcy, the JR Ewing of Mayo; the untold story of Mayo famine orphan girls sent to Australia; William Vincent Wallace, the rock star of the 1800s and his Mayo links; and singer Delia Murphy who captivated generations through her distinctive singing voice.

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Format

Hardcover

Writer

Reilly, Terry

Publisher

Yew Plain Publishing

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780955369933

Language

English