Amazing Mayo Stories


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On a Wing and a Prayer! An ideal Xmas Present! Signed copies of the book (and other books by Terry Reilly) …for paypal facilities see The Books Section Of This Site Also on sale Castle Book Shop, Castlebar; Easons and Clarkes, Ballina, Knock Airport and Knock Shrine.

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My new book is Amazing Mayo Stories (Vol 1) and 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.

Start collecting the first in a series of exciting volumes on the people and events of Mayo, related in a readable style by best- selling Mayo author. Some of the stories are being told for the first time, and all contain interesting insights.