Tuam and Brisbane Connect

Friday, 22 May, 2015
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Mens Shed Group

Brisbane and Tuam connected this month when Rick Estella and his wife Elizabeth traveled to the north Galway town to visit the place where Rick's great, great, grandfather, Stephen Phillips worked on the railway. 

Mens Shed

Stephen and his wife Honora emigrated to Sydney, Australia in 1853. During their short visit, Rick and Elizabeth met with members of Tuam's Men Shed as Rick is involved in the Shed movement in Brisbane. 

Rick and Elizabeth returned to Australia on 22nd May having made some new friends in Tuam.