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Tour of Thornfield House Grounds, Thornfield

13 August, 3pm - 4pm

Thornfield House, Historic Houses of Ireland

  • Thornfield House
  • Thornfield House, Thornfield, Lisnagry
  • V94NAC0
  • Co. Limerick

Thornfield House, was the home of Gen Sir Richard Bourke. He was a Governor of Australia and Founder of the City of Melbourne, Australia’s first public monument is dedicated to him, he bought Thornfield House in 1810. He built and ran the first Ahane Educate Together National School on his estate in 1823, the Constitution of Ahane National School forms part of the foundation of Australian Education. The nearby Ahane Crafts School was run by Anne Bourke, a walk in the woodlands of Thornfield House to include the sites of the-schools will be organised by Limerick Historical Society at 3oC on Saturday, 13 August.

Dictionary of Sydney: https://2ser.com/dictionary-of-sydney-3/

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