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Australia’s Irish Royalty: Jim & Sarah Scullin – Feb 2014
On Sunday February 16th 1864, Michael McNamara stepped ashore in Melbourne, Australia. The eighteen year old from County Clare was destined to become part of Australian royalty when his daughter Sarah became First Lady to Australian Prime Minister Jim Scullin, another child of Irish émigrés. Michael McNamara was born in 1845 on a farm at […]