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On 07, Dec 2011 | In | By admin

Holy Trinity National School – Johnny Sheehan

Johnny Sheehan was born in Killusty He worked abroad for many years before returning to settle in Fethard with his wife Peg and their 4 children. He is an expert wood-turner and still produces beautiful work at his workshop in St. Patricks Place.

Topics covered

  • Games
  • Cobblers Dance
  • Schooldays
  • Food
  • Customs
  • Fairs
  • Luck Money
  • Transportation
  • Housing – the Landlord Writ

  • Land Usage
  • Communion – tuppeny ice-creams
  • Emigration
  • Policing
  • Safer Times
  • Rationing – Coupons & Green Bread
  • Black Market Flour
  • Voluntary Treshing
  • Nicer Times