From the Papers 16 February 1916: New Cathederal for Galway

Snippet taken from the Freeman's Journal 16/02/1916

Extract taken from the Freemans Journal 16 February 1916

New Cathedral for Galway 

Statement by the Bishop

His Lordship the Most Rev Dr O’Dea, Bishop of Galway, prosided at an influential meeting at which arrangements were made for holding a bazaar in the summer in aid of the funds for the proposed new cathedral. He said they might have made a beginning by now but for the war. Last year they had added in interest alone about £600 to the purpose, and altogether they had added about £1,400 to the amount on hands so that if there were no more subscriptions the fund by accumulation alone would eventually reah a figure that woudl be sufficient to provied Galway wtih a cathedral, but they could not trust

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