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Finding Ogle by David Broderick | 2019

In 1865 the master of Portumna Workhouse, Henry Ogle absconded under a shroud of mystery. It took over 150 years to finally find Ogle.

Follow this fascinating story between Ogle and his nemesis, a determined missionary priest called Fr. Patrick Donnellan.

The story begins in famine ravaged Ireland and reveals the cruelty of the workhouse system. Fr. Donnellan battled hardened from The American Civil War, comes home to expose the suffering of his people.

Illustrated by the hugely talented Jenny Wood Sullivan, this work brings to life many amazing characters who were previously lost in time.


SEE ALSO the Irish Workhouse Centre Portumna

The Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna, Co. Galway
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