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Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

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Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill, a native of Clifden, is the author of five books, two booklets and numerous articles on the history of west Co Galway. Her work is based principally on primary sources, from public archives and private collections.

In recognition of her contribution to the heritage of the county, she has received two Heritage Awards from Galway County Council and an honorary Master of Arts Degree from NUI Galway.

Kathleen lectures frequently to local history societies and other groups throughout the country.

Books by Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill


Alcock and Brown
The first non-stop transatlantic flight


History of Clifden

A Colony of Strangers
The founding & early history of Clifden

Beyond the Twelve Bens

Beyond the Twelve Bens
A History of Clifden and District 1860-1923

Patient Endurance

Patient Endurance
The Great Famine in Connemara

History of Kylemore Castle and Abbey

History of Kylemore Castle & Abbey

Patient Endurance

The Connemara Railway