Photographs

  1. B070.21.00027

    B070.21.00027

    1940

    Old forge sign 'The Stony Man' near Rathkeale.

  2. B070.21.00028

    B070.21.00028

    1940

    Old forge sign 'The Stony Man' near Rathkeale.

  3. B070.21.00035

    B070.21.00035

    1939

    Ahern's forge, Athea.

  4. B070.21.00037

    B070.21.00037

    1940

    Forge near Kilfinnane.

  5. B070.21.00038

    B070.21.00038

    1940

    Forge near Kilfinnane.

  6. B070.21.00039

    B070.21.00039

    1940

    Forge near Kilfinnane.

  7. B070.25.00002

    B070.25.00002

    1965

    Forge of Jack Meehan's in Annaghia, Dromintee, now closed - last forge in Dromintee Parish.

  8. B070.25.00003

    B070.25.00003

    1965

    In ‘Meckan’s Forge’, (Jack Meehan) in Annaghia, Dromintee, S. Armagh. Forge evidently abandoned; Anvil set along hedge, with bench and vice further along. Jack Meekan uses his kitchen fire, and fan, bellows, for heating iron.

  9. B070.25.00004

    B070.25.00004

    1965

    Forge of Connolly’s at ‘The Turnpike’ (as ‘The turn-peek’, Cloghoghue, on Newry Hill, main Newry-Dundalk road). One of two, another now demolished on opposite side of road, both just s-east of railways bridge. This Connolly said to have made cure for rickets in this forge.

  10. B070.26.00002

    B070.26.00002

    1972

    Site of old walls claimed to house first forge in Blacklion. McGarry’s used to shoe the horses for Bianconi.

  11. B070.30.00004

    B070.30.00004

    1966

    Henry Maguire's Forge in Lisnaskea.

  12. B070.30.00005

    B070.30.00005

    1966

    Henry Maguire’s Forge in Lisnaskea. Donkey being brought in motor-trailer for shoeing.

  13. B070.30.00007

    B070.30.00007

    1966

    Henry Maguire's Forge in Lisnaskea. Approach from Main Street.

  14. B070.30.00009

    B070.30.00009

    1966

    Henry Maguire’s Forge in Lisnaskea. Stone used in the shoeing of wheels just discernible. Note: Is locally believed that a circus clown visiting town made ‘The Stone Outside Dan Murphy’s Door’ regarding this forge (also locally disputed).

  15. B070.33.00001

    B070.33.00001

    Banding wheels.

  16. B070.33.00002

    B070.33.00002

    Banding wheels.

  17. B072.18.00001

    B072.18.00001

    1947

    Cobbler: Shoe-maker, Kinneigh.

  18. B072.18.00002

    B072.18.00002

    1947

    Cobbler : Shoe-maker, Kinneigh.

  19. B072.18.00003

    B072.18.00003

    1946

    Cobbler: Shoe-maker, Kinneigh.

  20. B072.18.00004

    B072.18.00004

    1946

    Cobbler: Shoe-maker, Kinneigh.

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Archival Reference

The Photographic Collection, B070.21.00028

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