School: An Clochar, B'l'Áthan Ríogh

Location:
Athenry, Co. Galway
Teacher:
An tSr. M. Treasa Ní Bhriain

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Lady Matilda Birmingham's Tomb

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0003, Page 065

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Lady Matilda Birmingham's Tomb

In the old Dominican Abbey in Athenry there is a tomb on which this is written. Sacred to the memory of the honour Lady Matilda Birmingham forth daughter of Thomas earl of Lought baron of Athenry and premier baron of Ireland. Margaretta third daughter and co-heiress of Peter Danaesq of queen Mary in the county of Galway. Lord chief justice of the common please. She died on the 31st of may 1788 aged 20 years and ten months endowed with every virtue

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