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Loughrea – 1899

New Zealand Tablet Vol XXVII Issue 9, 2nd March 1899 p9

Loughrea Crest Wikimedia Commons
Loughrea Crest
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In Loughrea shields have been erected bearing the names of each street in Irish. Father Nolan ODC, who is an Irish scholar, is responsible for the idea, and the painting and lettering of the shields was done by Father Thomas ODC, assisted by the nuns of the Carmelite Convent.