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Aughinish – 1898

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Aughinish Tower
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Kentucky Irish American 23rd July, 1898 p7

Major Wilson Lynch of Galway has been evicting his unfortunate tenants at Aughinish, on the south side of Galway Bay. He has dispossessed Michael Costello, his wife and many little delicate children. The wife had a doctor’s certificate testifying to the danger of removing her, but out she had to go. Costello has paid over and over again the fee simple purchase money of his dwelling.