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"Joan, I will pass your comments on to Monsignor Carney. On another note, we are raising funds in the US for a first tine monastery for the Benedine nuns of Kylemore Abbey. Mary"
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Joan Austin commented on Friends of Kylemore Abbey's blog post How The Nuns of Kylemore Abbey Saved My Father's Life
"I enjoyed your story very much.  The photo of your grandparents is quite an irreplaceable treasure! Interestingly enough, we share the same ancestral family name although I am certain we are not related, unfortunately.  My grandfather,…"
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How The Nuns of Kylemore Abbey Saved My Father's Life

This story took place between 1920, when the Benedict Nuns arrived at Kylemore, and 1922, when the Black and Tans left Galway after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty in December 1921.Patrick Carney, my father, was born in Cornamona, County Galway, in 1900. He was one of several young men in the area who championed the…See More
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How The Nuns of Kylemore Abbey Saved My Father's Life

This story took place between 1920, when the Benedict Nuns arrived at Kylemore, and 1922, when the Black and Tans left Galway after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty in December 1921.Patrick Carney, my father, was born in Cornamona, County Galway, in 1900. He was one of several young men in the area who championed the…See More
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How The Nuns of Kylemore Abbey Saved My Father's Life

Posted on April 26, 2016 at 8:00pm 4 Comments

This story took place between 1920, when the Benedict Nuns arrived at Kylemore, and 1922, when the Black and Tans left Galway after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Peace Treaty in December 1921.

Patrick Carney, my father, was born in Cornamona, County Galway, in 1900. He was one of several…

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U.S. Kylemore Abbey Campaign is Underway

Posted on June 20, 2013 at 3:30pm 11 Comments

Kylemore Abbey is located in one of Ireland’s most unique landscapes –- Connemara. Described by Oscar Wilde as “a savage beauty," it is a region of awe-inspiring, unspoiled and natural beauty. Its patchwork of lakes, rugged mountains, and windswept bogs…

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At 10:31am on June 7, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Congratulations, Mary Reed and the newly formed Friends of Kylemore Abbey. Looking forward to getting updates about the ongoing Capital Campaign. Kylemore Abbey is truly an extraordinary heritage and spiritual resource for the Irish worldwide. Read more about the Abbey's efforts here on WG.

At 11:15am on June 7, 2013, Jim Curley said…
In the early 1970s, I knew nothing about Kylemore and nearly drove off the road when I saw it on my way to Clifden, Such a beautiful building on a gorgeous site. Spent about an hour there last time I visited Ireland, would like to have spent more.
At 2:38am on June 14, 2013, Kelly O'Rourke said…

Beautiful site, especially the gardens.  There's a fascinating story behind it as well.  Most importantly...the apple pie...scrumptious!

At 1:28pm on June 14, 2013, Ryan O'Rourke said…

So glad to have you guys aboard here in our burgeoning community!

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