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Political gathering, Greymouth

Political gathering, Greymouth

Revington’s Hotel in Greymouth welcomes visiting Irish nationalist politicians, probably in 1889, with the Gaelic words ‘Cead Mille Failthe’ (a hundred thousand welcomes).

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Culture and politics before 1911', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/67/political-gathering-greymouth (accessed 26 April 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015