The Legacy of Marianna O’Gallagher

My cousin, Marianna, with whom I always had a very close relationship, is being missed by me and many others, I am sure, since she left us last Spring.

When she took on the task of writing the book on Grosse-Île and other books related to the Irish community of Quebec City, some people would ask me why she would undertake such a difficult project at this late stage in her life and my answer was