Saturday, 28 March 2015

Greetings sent to Boystown

As part of the twinning of Ballymoe and Boystown, Nebraska, members of the local community in Ballymoe sent St. Patrickís Day greetings recently to their USA counterparts. 

Return greetings were received with an attached photograph of a panel of Fr. Flanaganís tomb, showing him with General Douglas McArthur and President Harry Truman. On the lapel of Fr. Flanaganís coat someone had placed a shamrock in honour of St. Patrickís Day.

Ballymoe Boystown Association has issued an appeal to anybody who has any material pertaining to Fr. Flanagan or old Ireland to please contact Margaret at (094) 96 55488 or email