cultured scholar and a man of wide intellectual attainments. Father Bellaney was possessed of a wonderfully retentive memory, and so great was his mental vigour that he continued his literary pursuits till a few years ago. He was at one time an Anglican clergyman, and had a brilliant university careet at Oxford"."Lucania" By Rev. William S Donegan, C.C. ST. Mary's Lucan.
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Fr Bellamy's brother was the first to live in Esker House. He had a son and three daughters. His son Mr. Ernest Bellamy, Esker House, Lucan breeds high class race horses at his home in Esker. When they are a year old he sends them to the September sales in Doncaster