45th anniversary of Michael Gaughan’s death

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By Aengus O Snodaigh

As a young man, Michael Gaughan left Ireland to find work in England. Leaving Ballina in County Mayo he could not have guessed what lay ahead of him. The eldest of a family of six, he emigrated to England after finishing school at the CBS in Ballina. In London, he became an active Volunteer and it was while on a fund-raising operation that Michael was captured.

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