School: Stonetown, Louth (roll number 16431)

Location:
Stonetown Lower, Co. Louth
Teacher:
P. Ó Dubháin

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Local Industries

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0668, Page 239

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Tallow candles and soap were made by a family of chandlers named Byrne, in west street Drogheda, as recently, as 30 years ago.
A family named Mathews nicknamed "The Galloughs" were expert basket makers, at Mullacrew up to about 20 years ago, when the surviving member "Tom the Gallough" a well known character died.
Mullacrew also boasted a cooper and a member of the Kelly still bears that sobriquet.
Spades and shovels were and possible are still made, by people called O'Hare who lived at Dundalk.

Collector
Maureen Neary
Gender
female
Address
Monavallet, Co. Louth
Informant
Iósep O Nádharaigh
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
67
Address
Monavallet, Co. Louth
Language
English