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Paddy Hannan

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Patrick "Paddy" Hannan (baptised 26 April 1840 – 4 November 1925) was a gold prospector whose lucrative discovery on 14 June 1893 near Kalgoorlie in Western Australia set off a major gold rush in the area. [1]

15 relations: Coolgardie, Western Australia, County Clare, County Cork, Crown Perth, Ennis, Gold mining in Western Australia, Government of Western Australia, History of Western Australia, Kalgoorlie, New South Wales gold rush, Quin Abbey, Quin, County Clare, Super Pit gold mine, Thomas Flanagan (prospector), Victorian gold rush.

Coolgardie, Western Australia

Coolgardie is a small town in Western Australia, east of the state capital, Perth.

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County Clare

County Clare (Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland, in the Mid-West Region and the province of Munster, bordered on the West by the Atlantic Ocean.

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County Cork

County Cork (Contae Chorcaí) is a county in Ireland.

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Crown Perth

Crown Perth (formerly Burswood Island Casino, Burswood Island Complex and Burswood Entertainment Complex) is a resort and casino located in Burswood, Western Australia, near the Swan River.

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Ennis is the county town of County Clare, Ireland.

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Gold mining in Western Australia

Gold mining in Western Australia is the fourth largest commodity sector in Western Australia, behind iron ore, crude oil and LNG, with a value of A$10 billion.

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Government of Western Australia

The Government of Western Australia, also referred to formally as Her Majesty's Government of Western Australia, or as the Western Australian Government or the West Australian Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of Western Australia.

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History of Western Australia

The human history of Western Australia commenced between 40,000 and 60,000 years ago with the arrival of Indigenous Australians on the northwest coast.

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Kalgoorlie, part of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, is a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway.

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New South Wales gold rush

New South Wales experienced the first gold rush in Australia, a period generally accepted to lie between 1851 and 1880.

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Quin Abbey

Quin Abbey, in Quin, County Clare, Ireland, was built between 1402 and 1433 by Sioda Cam MacNamara, for Fathers Purcell and Mooney, friars of the Franciscan order.

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Quin, County Clare

Quin is a village in southeast County Clare in Ireland and a Catholic parish and civil parish of the same name.

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Super Pit gold mine

The Fimiston Open Pit, colloquially known as the Super Pit, was Australia's largest open cut gold mine until 2016 when it was surpassed by the Newmont Boddington gold mine also in Western Australia.

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Thomas Flanagan (prospector)

Thomas "Tom" Flanagan (1 January 1832 – 16 November 1899) was a gold prospector who 1n 1893, together with fellow Irishmen Paddy Hannan and Dan Shea, found the first gold in what would turn out to be the richest goldfield in Australia, in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

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Victorian gold rush

The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddy_Hannan

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