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St Patrick's Walking Day


St Pat's crowning group 1947
Photo: Terry Sweeney
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Item #: 23860
From the left: Terry Sweeney; Bernadette O'Leary; Dennis Brown; Bernard Molloy; Peter Quayle; Gerard Sudell; John Brennan; Jim Hodgkinson.
Sadly Dennis Brown died recently.

Comment by: Littlelaner on 2nd September 2013 at 17:01

Is this Bernard Molloy who worked at Clifton Mills,lived in the tall flats at Worsley Mesnes and moved to Highfield

Comment by: Joseph on 2nd September 2013 at 17:44

This is the May 3rd 1947 crowning, it was the centenary year of St. Pat's. There was no Whit Walks from 1940 to 1949 except for May 21st 1945 when St Patrick's walked alone at the wars end.

Comment by: irene roberts on 2nd September 2013 at 18:20

I know a Bernard Molloy who lives in Springfield; his wife is Mary. Would that be him?

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 4th September 2013 at 14:25

Was in the crowning years later when Rita Tinsley (RIP) was queen
remember ''Bring Flowers Of The Rarest'' the May Crowning Song

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