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Annie Kelly was just 19 when all her dreams appeared to be coming true. Annie was one of 11 children living with her widowed mother at Newgrove, Mountbellew, Co Galway. Her boyfriend, William Murphy, and her brother Thomas had earlier emigrated to Boston. Annie and William were pledged to be married just as soon as Annie got the money to follow him there. Full of excitement the young woman later sailed from Liverpool on the Cunard liner the Lusitania arriving in New York on April 24 1915.
Fourteen dairy farms - including one from Co Westmeath - have been shortlisted as national finalists for the 2013 National Dairy Council and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. The Westmeath finalists are David and Kathleen Boland from Cartron’s Glebe, Horseleap.
Dairy farmers John and PJ O’Keeffe from Court-na-Boola, Callan, Co Kilkenny, were among the cream of the crop when they were short-listed among the top national finalists for the NDC Quality Milk Awards, which sets out to identify and reward our top dairy farmers.
Sniffing under rubble and overseeing evacuations or combing events, and city streets for missing persons, it’s all in a day’s work for the furry recruits at Charity Search and Rescue who are being put through their paw paces to really be man’s best friend.