DONEGAL TEACHER TO GET HER FIRST TASTE OF LITERARY LIFE

first_imgA former Donegal school teacher is to launch her first ever book Anne Gallagher (formerly Kilmacrennan National School) living in Church Hill and hails from Carrigart, has written & published her first book “Mary of Mevagh”.Anne has extend an invitation to everyone to the launch of her book this Thursday night 16th August at 8pm in the Beach Hotel Downings. As well as launching her book she has organised music & dancing, it promises to be a great night.Anne will donate all of the proceeds of her book to the Donegal Downs Syndrome Association.A Sneak Preview  of Mary of MevaghMary was born and grew up in one of the most beautiful scenic parishes in Ireland. She received a calling in her early twenties to improve the health and well being of the mothers and children of the parish. She travelled from Mulroy Pier to Glasgow where she trained as a midwife. She returned home and was appointed to her native parish as one of the first midwives in Ireland.As she travelled mainly by foot she was a familiar sight. Everyone knew Mary Boyde and likewise she could greet every person by his for her first name. She uplifted the spirits of all those she nursed being sometimes absent from her home by weeks.Lest she and others who cared for the people of the Parish of Mevagh in the first half of the last century be forgotton let’s remember them with love.DONEGAL TEACHER TO GET HER FIRST TASTE OF LITERARY LIFE was last modified: August 14th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ANN GALLAGHERBOOK LAUNCHEDMARY OF MEVAGHlast_img

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