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Saturday, October 21 was possibly the 40th anniversary of North Melbourne’s annual Spring Festival, but that is an approximation because having started as a grassroots event, there are no records.
Ellen was born in County Cork, Ireland, in December 1859. Her parents, John Mulcahy and Bridget Connell, had two subsequent children, Catherine and Timothy, and the family of five set off for Australia in September 1864. Sadly, five-month-old Timothy died during the voyage.Read More