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CARLOW HISTORY

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 155

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION CO-ENDING THE IRISH COUNTY OF CARLOW AND CARLOW TOWN IN THEIR EFFORTS TO ESTABLISH A RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI.

WHEREAS, many Mississippians need only look to the Carlow County Heritage Society in tracing their family history; and

WHEREAS, Carlow Town is the Capital of the County of Carlow and both Carlow County and Carlow Town, Ireland, have worked hard to maintain relationships with Mississippians of Irish ancestry and desire to establish new relationships with our great state; and

WHEREAS, the Carlow County Heritage Society has rendered great services to the Irish throughout the world, particularly in Mississippi, by assisting people in searching important family roots; and

WHEREAS, although many have contributed to the Carlow County Heritage Society, special gratitude should be expressed to Michael Purcell for his tireless efforts in researching and providing valuable documentation on genealogy for Mississippi residents of Irish ancestry; and

WHEREAS, Carlow County Council Chairman, Mr. James Murnane, along with his delegation, has expended his time and energy to become an ambassador for Mississippi in Ireland; and

WHEREAS, the world is watching as people from all nations unite and develop relations on all levels; and

WHEREAS, since Carlow County and Carlow Town have unique connections with our state, the Legislature of the State of Mississippi would like to encourage future relations with that community:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend the people of the County of Carlow and Carlow Town in their efforts to establish a relationship with the State of Mississippi.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to the County of Carlow and Carlow Town, Ireland, and to the Capitol Press Corps.

ADOPTED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 10, 1994

Jim ..........................

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ADOPTED BY THE SENATE

March 14, 1994

Eddie Briggs

PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE

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