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"
|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|