30. Geraghty’s Shop

30. Geraghty’s Shop
David Collins

This building and the one next to it were built in the early nineteenth century as a Bianconi coach house. This was the home of Tom Ffrench member of the Connacht Rangers who was killed at Gallipoli in 1915. Geraghty’s which was established in 1946 sold a cap to John Wayne who used it in the film “The Quiet Man”.

This page was added on 03/05/2018.

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  • John Ffrench was killed in August 28th 1915

    By caitriona geraghty (11/11/2018)
  • The Connacht ranger killed in Galipoli in April in 2015 was John Ffrench and not Tom. He did have a connection to this shop. He was an uncle of Henry Geraghty but was a resident of Galway Road. May he rest in peace

    By caitríona geraghty (11/11/2018)

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