A Young Boy

Tom Crean was born in Anascaul, Co.Kerry on the 20th July, 1877. He was one of ten children of Patrick and Catherine Crean. Patrick Crean was a humble farmer who worked hard on the land to feed his family.

Tom worked very hard too, but he was a day dreamer. He dreamt of leaving this life of poverty. He dreramt of a better life for himself and one day that chance came.

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Tom's birthplace in Anascaul, Co. Kerry







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