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To the memory of John Skelton Thompson
Francis John Langley Kinkead
Thomas Leopold Roberts
who all three perished on one day by drowning in Loch Corrie 17 August 1887
moved with pity for so sad a catastrophe, the citizens of Galway had this monument erected.

They were lovely and pleasant in their lives and in death they were not divided.

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The name Guinness may be world-famous for brewing, but they played other roles in Irish history. Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness was the grandson of Arthur Guinness, founder of the brewery. Born in Dublin in 1798, Benjamin became Lord Mayor of Dublin, and in 1865, he was elected to the House of Commons to represent his native city. His statue sits outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral because he personally funded the restoration of the cathedral in the early 1860s. He was made a baronet in recognition of this philanthropy.

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