Indeed some residents of the area – like my mother – were said to have acquired ‘airs and graces’ to suit. My mother became known, sarcastically, as ‘Lady Morgan!’
‘We had indoor washing facilities when none had! They had to come to us in
Joe (Lou’s father) lived in
‘Curious thing for you, John, as you have written about Bagenal on your website: Joe’s wife is an O’Neill and her sister married Pat Bagenal from Glen. You get it? A Bagenal-O’Neill marriage, like Mabel Bagenal and the great Hugh O’Neill, only four hundred years later! Father Burke said that when he married them!’
….. more Morgan family memories soon …..