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of the road. Down through the years the tailors shop has been the meeting place for the inhabitants of Ovens old & young alike. The tailor - a very interesting kindly type of man - (Mr Timothy Hurley - 70 yrs) is a noted raconteur, famous for his wit - a family characteristic for many generations.
On the Coach Road also is situated the farm house of the local poet - Mr. Edward Magner (74 yrs). Up to a few years ago Mr. Magner contributed to local papers & supplied the following verses of his own composition to - Annie Cronin, 12½ yrs, Knockanemore, Ovens - for inclusion in her collection of "Ovens Folk Lore"