Bishop Joseph Shanahan

Our beloved gt uncle Bishop Joseph Shanahan Apostle of the Niger.
Joseph’s eldest sister was Mary Shanahan Mrs Joseph Dawson.
Bishop Joseph was born 6-6-1871 at Glankeen, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary.
Michael and I had the pleasure of visiting and staying with the family and visiting
the birthplace of Joseph where there now is a shrine in his memory.
Mary and Joseph Dawson lived in Maynooth Co.Kildare and it was a delight to see their name
Dawson still on the doorstep of their home and general warehouse when we were in Ireland


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