Tragedy at Laurel Hill, 1895

The community at Laurel Hill Convent and boarding school, about eighty people, sat down to dinner during the evening of Wednesday, 3 July 1895, which had been prepared as per usual for them by the convent cook Mrs Bridget Fitzgerald. The meal had taken place over two sittings in order to accommodate, as all the … Continue reading Tragedy at Laurel Hill, 1895