Wreath laying at the tomb of Anne Deane

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Senator Michelle Mulherin was present in Straide on August 7th last to lay a wreath at the grave of Anne Deane – the President of the Ladies Land League which was established 185 years ago. Anne Deane is buried inside Straide Abbey. The event was part of the celebrations on the same day which marked the 110th anniversary of Michael Davitt’s death as well as the 100th anniversary of Mass being said in the Old Penal Church [now the Davitt Museum] for the first time in 100 years.

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