Father James Nugent – A Connemara Hero of the 1880 Assisted Emigration Scheme

by Dr. Maxine Keoghan  It was with great interest that I read the articles in the Irish Gazette of Minnesota’s Connemara  immigrants who settled there in the 1880’s. I attended university in the west of Ireland in the city of  Galway and have always been fascinated by Connemara – its landscape and its people. I … Continue reading Father James Nugent – A Connemara Hero of the 1880 Assisted Emigration Scheme