Local history project by pupils of St. Patrick's B.N.S, Castlebar

 

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How did Davitt know Mahatma Gandhi? Michael Davitt met Mahatma Gandhi in London. Gandhi was really impressed with Davitt and his ideas. They became great friends.
How did Michael Davitt lose his arm?  

When he was eleven Michael and his family went to England. Michael had to work in a cotton mill and while he was in the mill he got his arm cut off. 

 

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