A Great-great Granddaughter of a Famine orphan arrived in Mountmellick, one hundred and sixty- eight years after her Great-great Grandmother was shipped to Australia, as part of the Earl Grey Famine Orphans Scheme. Lou Walsh and her husband Kev, from Toowamba, Australia, walked into Mountmellick ...
The MDA is a non profit organisation, it comprises of a Voluntary Board of Directors working to improve the economic, social and cultural development of the town of Mountmellick and the surrounding areas.
The MDA has developed a pro-active strategy to attracting tenants to the Business Park and to developing an integrated campus approach which has led to the creation of the greatest number of new jobs created in Co. Laois.
We work in partnership with the community, voluntary groups and statutory agencies for the benefit of the community.
Mountmellick Embroidery Competition 2019
New Zealand – Australia Trip.
See below a continuation of my previous blog on my travels to New Zealand and Australia.