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A Galway family history with global echoes

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A FASCINATING documentary by Billy Murray premieres next week in Monivea and Nun’s Island Theatre. A Curious Burial Arrangement tells the story of cousins Rosamond and Kathleen Ffrench, last scions of the dynasty of Monivea Castle, interwoven with that of Billy’s mother Mary, who was a history teacher in Galway.

A Galway family history with global echoes

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A FASCINATING documentary by Billy Murray premieres next week in Monivea and Nun’s Island Theatre. A Curious Burial Arrangement tells the story of cousins Rosamond and Kathleen Ffrench, last scions of the dynasty of Monivea Castle, interwoven with that of Billy’s mother Mary, who was a history teacher in Galway.

Luxury family home on eighteen acres in Monivea

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This detached four bedroom residence on 18 acres is located one mile from the village of Monivea. It is 15 miles from Galway city and five miles from Athenry. The picturesque village of Monivea is known for its sizable woods, which is popular with walkers, ruins of Monivea Castle, and the Ffrench family mausoleum. Monivea National School has received planning and funding for a new school, due to be completed in 2018. There is a strong sporting tradition with hurling, football, and rugby all achieving All Ireland success last year.

 

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