School: Palmerstown (roll number 14080)

Location:
Palmerston, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Mrs Tuohy

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0795, Page 080

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There were several mills in the Mill Lane at one time. The situation was suitable as the Liffey supplied the power to work the machinery the place had another advantage, its proximity to the city and Port of Dublin.

There was a Scutch Mill, and Iron Mill, a Mill for spinning cotton, and a Logwood Mill, and a mustard mill there long ago. There was a Chair Mill there about forty or perhaps fifty years ago. (not sure of this)
The Ink Factory occupies the place where the chair Factory was.
Some of the inhabitants of Palmerstown remember the time when chairs were made there.

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