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Kilkenny veteran soldier lauded by United Nations

Company Sergeant Bernard Donovan from Co Kilkenny, who served with the EU-led Chad mission, was one of the thousands of Irish peacekeepers lauded by the United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon during his recent visit to Ireland.

Joseph Phillips, Connaught Ranger

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Bernard Phillips, who was born c1835, was a widower who worked with Thomas McDonogh and Co in Merchants Road. He had been married to Mary Bowen from Galway, and they had five children. She unfortunately died, and some time afterwards Bernard was loaned by McDonogh’s to Craig and Gardiner, 41 Dame Street, Dublin, where he worked as a mercantile clerk. While he was there he met and married Teresa Hayes from Dublin. They came back to Galway and Bernard continued working for McDonogh’s.


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