DO YOU KNOW A MR GILLESPIE FROM KILLYBEGS?

first_imgTerence O’Connor.A woman is seeking to fill in the missing gap from her late father’s life and is hoping a Killybegs family can help.Terence O’Connor was just 16 when he was sent from St Columba’s Marine Industrial School to stay with a Mr Gillespie at Coulart Road in Killybegs.Now Terence’s daughter Sheila is looking to contact relatives of Mr Gillespie in a bid to find out more about her dad. Sheila contacted us and enclosed this accompanying photo which was taken when h dad was in his late 20s or early 30s.She is now planning a trip to Killybegs and is hoping to meet up with relatives of the man who took her father in.She wrote “I am not sure who Mr Gillespie was, apart from the fact that my Dad was sent from St Columba’s to his house. I just thought that by naming him there may be family members of his around who might then be inspired to have a look at old photos – or may have family stories to tell.“I am coming over in a couple of weeks and will have around 24 hours in Killybegs so thought it would be a good time to stir the pot and see if anything surfaces.” Anybody who may know who Mr Gillespie was or who may recognise Terence O’Connor can contact Sheila by email at [email protected] YOU KNOW A MR GILLESPIE FROM KILLYBEGS? was last modified: September 7th, 2015 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:donegalGillespieKillybegsTerence O’Connorlast_img read more

"DO YOU KNOW A MR GILLESPIE FROM KILLYBEGS?"