Mike Morrissey


Mike Morrissey is a retired public school superintendent who enjoyed teaching young people, mentoring student teachers, teaching university graduate course work, and engaging school board members on matters of policy and administration. He has morphed into a scribbler who enjoys writing short stories and matters of family history, as well as listening to the exploits of his five young grandchildren.

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A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.

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