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KateKellyKate was born at Balvraid  where her father was the farmer. The youngest of a large family she lost her mother when she was thirteen and ran the household from then on.

It was a hard life but after the war she married Bill Kelly, a Canadian who had been working at the lumber camp and they had two children.

[This interview was recorded on 02/04/2012 as part of the "Not So Long Ago" project. The interviewer is Sandra Day, assisted by Betty Watson]

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Mo Dachaid

Mo Dachaid


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Brothers in Australia

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