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John O’Brien Commemorative Wall

St Mel's Catholic Church, Narrandera 2700

Ph: 0269595545



In the foreground of Saint Mel’s Catholic Church, the Frieze Monument recognises the poet-priest John O’Brien of ‘Around the Boree Log’ fame.

In his 27 years in Narrandera, Father Patrick Hartigan, Catholic Priest and writer, wrote some of this country’s most loved bush poetry.

More information about John O’Brien and his life in Narrandera is available from Narrandera Visitors Centre.