June2014

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Presentation of Second Annual Dr. John Bligh Awards

Date: June 15, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Events, News

Pupils of Castlehackett NS with descendants of Dr John Bligh, who attended the school in the 1800s. They had visited in 2011. Dr. John Bligh was born in Castlehackett in the early 19th Century. Drs John and Alexander Murray Bligh and their half-brother Colonel Patrick Kelly were past pupils. Awards will be presented at Castlehackett…

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Colonel Patrick Kelly – Memorial on June 16th

Date: June 13, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Events, News

Dr John Bligh, after whom Castlehackett NS’s annual awards are named, was the half-brother of Colonel Patrick Kelly, also a past pupil. The life of the Colonel, who was killed in action in 1864 at the Battle of Petersburg during the US Civil War, will be honoured by a memorial stone which will be unveiled…

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