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Mariner in Kennedy Memorial Park Cobh

Kennedy Memorial Park in Cobh overlooks the Historic Harbour. In this photograph you can see the magnificent Saint Colmans Cathedral .

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Comment by David Boon on March 12, 2010 at 22:10
Katy, At least Mary Ann Dalon's story had a happy ending. I have started writing up sections of her life in my blog and discovered another descendant is also on Live Ireland. One day I will come to Dublin and have a Guinness in her memory which will be fitting as her only offence once in Tasmania was for getting drunk.
Comment by Katy Ford on March 12, 2010 at 13:46
Hi David, Dublin City is amazing and if you like photography/history/heritage truly you will have a great time..plus they do a grand Guinness. The photo of Cobh and the Harbour again is a place filled with history, and more than likely your g,g grandmother would have spent time in Cobh then she would have sailed with others from the very Harbour.
Its a shame that so many had been transported for small things, chances are she needed the shawl to keep warm....cheers Katy
Comment by David Boon on March 11, 2010 at 6:38
Katy, Dublin is one of the places I most want to visit. My great great grandmother, Mary Ann Dalton was from Dublin and came to Tasmania as a convict after stealing a shawl.

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