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Carmody, Bartolomé (1877-1961), landowner and sheep-farmer, was born in Saladillo, Buenos Aires, the son of Bartholomew Carmody, from Clahan, Co. Clare, and Ellen Carmody, from Kilkee, Co. Clare. 

Estanciero in Carmen de Patagones, sheep-farmer, President of the Patagones Cattle Association 1939-1945. Strongly contributed to the rural development in southern Buenos Aires, and supported labour activities. His estancia was a model farm in the region. Married with Enriqueta Gilligan.

Gonzalo Cané


- Coghlan, Eduardo A., Los Irlandeses en la Argentina: Su Actuación y Descendencia (Buenos Aires, 1987), p. 115 

- Newton, Jorge, Diccionario Biográfico del Campo Argentino (Buenos Aires, 1972).

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Carmody, Bartolomé (1877-1961)' in "Irish Migration Studies in Latin America" November-December 2005 (


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