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.
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.
Terry Reilly is author of a number of other books, including 'On a Wing and a Prayer' and 'Dear Old Ballina'.
Amazing Mayo Stories
- Author: Terry Reilly
- Publisher: Terry Reilly
- Availability: In Stock