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Ballybunion February 8 2016 (photo; Jason at Ballybunion Prints)
photo; Ballylongford Snaps
This carving is on the roadside on the way to Carrigafoyle Castle.
G.A.A. Celebration in 1960
Photo from Junior Griffin
A Historian Found These
Kerryman Saturday, March 27, 1920; Page: 3
Listowel by Mr T Armstrong, J.P., the well-known creamery proprietor,
Gurtinard House. The enterprising promoter has refitted and converted
into suitable premises for the purpose the creamery run by him up to
recently on the Castle Inch, and under the manager ship of a highly
competent sweet manufacturer in the person of Mr Postlethwaite the
business of the factory has been conducted with most satisfactory
results, and benefit to the community, for though but recently set in
motion there are a number of hands employed, principally young
respectable girls, who from the start and without any previous
experience entered the very fascinating and light-laboured business at
very good wages.
Kerryman of 2-2- 1924 reports that George Gleasure and Mr. J Medill of
William Street, have purchased the Mill Premises by the river off the
Square from Mr Tom Armstrong, which was used as a sweet factory called
N K M.
Examiner of 17-4-1924 page 4 reports
Promoters of Listowel Toffee Factory held meeting in the premises of
the old factory. Mr Medill presided. Present were George F Gleasure. P
Browne, J J Walsh, P Landers, E Stack, T Corridan, T F Cotter, T O
Connell, assistant clerk of the union, William Elder, H Larsson, T T
Cronin, Etc. They hoped to open the business to provide employment, a
deputation was to canvass businesses in the town to enlist support,
could open within a month or six weeks.
Kerryman, Saturday, May 09, 1925; Section: Front page, Page: 1
There are rumours in circulation latterly that an attempt is to be
made to restart the North Kerry Sweet Factory in Listowel. It is to
be hoped that there is some truth in such reports, as the North Kerry
capital—like almost every Irish town at present—could do with a little
Do you remember this?
Obituary of Sr. Maura Carmody of Listowel
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