Friday, 6 December 2013

Friday Miscellaney

Some local ladies taking a look around Craftshop na Méar.


Encomium for lady with a Listowel connection in 1899

(From The Kentucky Irish American, Louisville August 12, 1899)
No death of recent date has caused more profound sorrow in Ireland than
that of Mrs. Pierce Mahony, which occurred at her home in Sutton, County
Dublin, July 27.
 Mrs. Mahony belonged to a well-known Kerry family, the Raymonds, and was in every respect an ornament to Irish womanhood. She was a lady of exceeding culture, and her great personal charm was the admiration of all
who ever had the privilege of coming within her gracious influence. To the
Irish cause she was passionately devoted, and her bereaved husband by her decease loses a lifelong companion who was in complete sympathy with all his aims.


Another one of the newly painted shops. Town is looking really well lately. This premises on Market Street was formerly Cronins.


Charming picture from Dublin Zoo 1932


Sunday is Dec. 8, traditionally a big shopping day in town. If you are "bringing home the Christmas, do drop into Craftshop na Méar for that unique gift.

The Santa Parade starts at 12.30 in The Square.

Put December 10 in your diary for the official opening of Craftshop na Méar.
and December 16 for our Cois Tine event with the help of our friends in Writers' Week. Stories and song around the fire from 2.00p.m. Small charge will apply.

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