Place of migration:
Stayed in Ireland

Farmer at Grange Park, Loughrea, Co. Galway. The land is still farmed today by his grandson and great-grandson

Attended a preliminary meeting in Dunkellin Street, Loughrea in August 1884 where the foundation of the G.A.A. was discussed. 

Served as President of the G.A.A. from 1889 to 1895, a position which was not filled by a Galway man again until Joe McDonagh in 1997. 

Involved in the Land League and described as,

"a very prominent figure in the movement in County Galway"

 

 

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1843 (circa)  
Date of Death 18th Apr 1908 VIEW SOURCE
Associated Building (s) Killeenadeema GAA Clubhouse  
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Lawrence Kelly  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Bridget Kelly (nee Taylor)  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Sabina Conway, Married 17.02.1890 VIEW SOURCE
Townland born Kilnadeema, Loughrea, Co. Galway  
Number of Children 9  
Names of Children Laurence, Benjamin, Joseph, James, Bina, Patrick, Anthony, Martin & Mary  
View less entries

Buildings Associated with this Ancestor