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Mayo Cherishing the Irish Diaspora
By Ken Wright
14, Oct 2017 - 09:44

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Mayo Cherishing the Irish Diaspora committee 2017, presentation of the “Nicholas Quinn” Irish Diaspora International award to Governor Pat Quinn (no relation) of Chicago Illinois USA. Front L-r; Nicholas Quinn, Governor Pat Quinn, Martin McLaughlin Mayor of Castlebar Municipal District. Back l-r; Monica Walker from Illinois, Orla Filan, (guest), Martin Campbell (Simon Community London), Michael Golden, committee, Bridie Moran, Mayo Association Dublin, Mary Quinn and Kevin Bourke, Chairman. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2017.


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Mayo Cherishing the Irish Diaspora committee 2017, presentation of the “Nicholas Quinn” Irish Diaspora International award to Governor Pat Quinn (no relation) of Chicago Illinois USA. L-r; Mary Quinn, Governor Pat Quinn, Nicholas Quinn, Monica Walker from Illinois and Martin McLaughlin Mayor of Castlebar Municipal District. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2017.


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Pat Quinn, Governor of Chicago Illinois USA laying a wreath at the Mayo Peace Park on his recent visit to Castlebar. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2017.


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Professor Sir Patrick Duffy laying a wreath at the Mayo Peace Park on his recent visit to Castlebar. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2017.


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Mayo Cherishing the Irish Diaspora committee 2017, honouring Michael Conroy RIP, a victim of the Butte Granite Speculator Mine Disaster June 1917 where a 168 perished. Michael was a native of Barnacarroll Claremorris. In attendance was Pat Quinn, Governor of Chicago Illinois USA who’s uncle died in Butte in 1917 in an explosion. Professor Sir Patrick Duffy, making a presentation to Antoinette Keane and Jarlath Sweeney who are part of the Butte Disaster Committee. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2017.


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Mayo Cherishing the Irish Diaspora committee 2017, presentation of the Dr. John Kennedy CBE KSG lifetime Achievement Award to John & Mary Quinn parents of Nicholas, International swimmer, l-r; Kevin Bourke, Chairman, Professor Sir Patrick Duffy, Mary Quinn and Governor Pat Quinn (no relation) of Chicago Illinois USA. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2017.



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