Went to the parade today. Wore
my grandfather Michael J Sullivan's
Bonanza Local 235 WFM ribbon.
He wore that ribbon 113 years ago
in the Nevada mining camp of
Rhyolite, now a ghost town in the
desert on the edge of Death Valley.
A long way from his native
Inchinteskin Townland in Eyeries
Parish of the Beara Peninsula of
Mike lies in St Patrick's Cemetery
Butte, Montana, along with Great
Grandfather Sean Harrington A Buaile
and so many other relations from
Beara who went West to the miner's