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On 08, Sep 2013 | In | By admin

Holy Trinity National School – Aggie Barrett

Aggie Barrett nee Croke, has lived in Fethard all her life. She was one of three daughters and lived on the Rocklow Rd. She married Tom Barrett and had 7 children. Aggie was a very active member of the I.C.A.


Topics covered included:

  • Hopscotch & Spinning Tops
  • Community Skipping
  • Rocklow Road
  • Emigration
  • Fair in Fethard
  • Tragedy at Black Bridge
  • Recycling Tea
  • Myxomatosis
  • Mealtimes
  • Meat & Fish
  • Griddle Bread
  • Christmas

  • The Gateway Toll
  • The Army Barracks
  • Local Songs
  • Aggie singing Paddy Carroll’s parody about Fethard
  • The Town Wall
  • Bakeries in Fethard
  • Shopping Locally
  • Traffic
  • Eucharastic Congress in 1932
  • The Missions
  • The luxury of owning a bicycle