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Chuckles and memories in Castlebar Library
By Castlebar Library
10, May 2011 - 10:43

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As part of the Mayo County Library celebration of the Bealtaine festival Sr. Hillary Lyons will appear in Castlebar Library on Tues 17th May at 1:00 p.m. Sr. Hilary Lyons from Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, worked as a nun and a doctor for over forty years in Sierra Leone, West Africa. She is a Missionary Sister of the Holy Rosary formerly known as the Killeshandra Nuns and is the author of ‘Old Watering Holes: Mayo to Serabu' and ‘Where Memories Gather: Chuckles and Wisdom' .Her books draw on the three significant landscapes of her life: her early life in rural Mayo, her professional life in Africa and the daunting challenge of active retirement in 21st century Ireland. Sr. Hillary will talk about her life as a missionary and her memories of her childhood in Mayo. All are welcome at this Free event!

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