Letters from Kilkelly

An IrishCentral story tells about John Hunt of Kilkelly, County Mayo, who emigrated to America after the Famine. Correspondence with family back in Ireland became the basis for a song written by his great, great grandson, Peter Jones.

Here’s the IrishCentral story, with links to the letters: www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/The-moving-letters-of-a-family-to-their-son-in-America-after-the-Famine.html.

Here’s a link to the YouTube song, “Kilkelly, Ireland”: www.bing.com/videos/search?q=kilkelly+ireland+u-tube&view=detail&mid=DE3029FB7F61B8FB113FDE3029FB7F61B8FB113F&FORM=VIRE.

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