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On 08, Sep 2013 | In | By admin

Holy Trinity National School – Kathleen McCormack

Kathleen McCormack, nee Cassells, was born and raised in Fethard. After school she went to England to train as a nurse. She then married Tom McCormack . and they eventually returned to Fethard to raise their daughters Rita and Claire.


Topics covered included:

  • Learning to ride a bike
  • The snow of 1947
  • Walking on Stilts
  • History of the Tirry Centre
  • The Haunted House on Burke Street
  • The Barracks
  • The Railway Station
  • Meals
  • Meat & Fish
  • Self Sufficiency

  • The War Years
  • The Fethard Fair
  • Stories by the Fireside
  • Changes through the years
  • Shopping
  • Jimmy Hanrahan’s Shop
  • The First Telephone
  • Electricity
  • Emigrating at 17
  • Nursing in London