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On 09, Sep 2013 | In | By admin

Scoil Naisiunta Mhuire Na Trocaire – Peg Butler

Peg Butler- Pierce St- Pegs parents owned a drapery shop in the town and she worked in the business when she was young. Her husband ran a butcher’s shop on Castle Street.


Topics covered included:

  • Life in the General Drapery Shop
  • Ardfinnan Woolen Mills
  • Corpus Christi Processions
  • The Children of Mary
  • Childhood Games
  • Tennis
  • CĂ©ili’s at the Parochial Hall
  • The Galtee Hotel
  • Eileen McCool & Cahir House Hotel
  • Governor Dempsey
  • The Pub was no place for a female

  • Cahir Fair
  • The Weekly Markets
  • Busier Town
  • Frugal Christmas
  • Rationing
  • Rationing during the War
  • Chocolate was a huge treat
  • Preferential Treatment from Aunty Babs Sampson
  • Recycling Tea
  • Mulcahy’s Coffee