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    Priest who forged emigrant links dies

    By Noreen Bowden | August 6, 2008

    Canon Stephen Ludden, a Castlebar priest who worked to forge strong links between the town and its emigrants, has died at the age of 80.

    The Mayo News reports that Fr Ludden cultivated links between the Castlebar Associations in London, Birmingham and elsewhere. Johnny Mee, a friend and Castlebar Labour councillor said, “He was a great man for the Irish Apostolate in London and a regular visitor to their annual get-together”.

    Read the whole story in the Mayo News.

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