Slater’s Commercial Directory of Ireland 1846


Post Office:

Old Street, Margaret Manahan, Post Mistress. Letters from various parts arrive (from Roscrea, by mail car), every morning at half past nine, and are dispatched thereto every afternoon at three. Letters from other parts arrive (from Eyrecourt, by mail car) every forenoon at a quarter before eleven, and are dispatched thereto every afternoon at ten minutes past two.

Nobility, Clergy and Gentry

Armstrong Rev Thomas, Rectory House

Avonmore Lord Viscount, Belle Isle

Bindon Captain John R, Old St

Brereton Thomas Esq, (Stipendiary Magistrate), Old St

Burke Mrs Badelia, Clandagoff

Burke Rev Thomas RCC the Chapel

Clanricarde the Most Noble the Marquess of Portumna Castle

Cowen Rev Thomas, Woodford

Davis Mr John, Thornfield

Derry Rev William CC, the Chapel

Dolphin Rev D Esq, Corr

Donelan Mr John, Old St

Doolan Mr Thomas, Fairy Hill

Featherston Cuthbert Esq, Derryhiney

Freer Mr Thomas, Clonmoilan

Grace Robert Esq, Earlston

Kelly Edward Esq, Killeen

McDonogh, Mrs Mary, Glenallan

Monoghan Mr Michael Esq, Heath Lawn

Nugent the Hon Anthony, the Palace

Nugent Arthur Esq, Crane

O’Kelly Ambrose Esq, JP, Gurtney

Palmer Samuel Esq, Palmerstown

Riverston the Hon Lord, Flower hill

Ryan Rev Thomas, PP, the Chapel

Professional Persons

Clarke Thos, master of parochial school

Harrison Miss, Ladies School, Old St

Heron John MD, Surgeon

Skerrit Robert MD and surgeon

Inns and Public Houses

Carty Stephen, Old St

Holeran Hugh, Old St

Howard Sarah, Old St

Taylor William, (and posting house), New St

Shopkeepers and Traders

Bethel George, shopkeeper, Old St

Burke Thos, Baker, New St

Carey Michael, Temperance house

Clarke John S, Corn Dealer, New St

Clarke Richard, Shoemaker, Old St

Cleary Patrick, Pawnbroker, Old St

Clune Thomas, Butcher, Cross St

Coghlan Ann, Dressmaker, New St

Coghlan Jos, Haberdasher, New St

Conniry Michael, Linen Draper, Old St

Connor Jeremiah, Butcher, Old St

Culleen Daniel, Baker, New St

Cunningham Jno, Tobacconist, New St

Cunningham Patrick, Tobacconist and Woollen Draper, New St

Diamond Patrick, Leather Seller, Old St

Fallon Patrick, Grocer and Draper, New St

Farrell Anthony, rag and feather dealer, New St

Farrell Patrick, Leather Seller, Old St

Fell Laurence, Leather Seller, Old St

Gleeson Timothy, Harness Maker, Cross St

Going Edward, Shopkeeper and boat owner, New St

Gougher Robert, Nail Maker, Old St

Gougher William, Shopkeeper, New St

Hanlon Thos, Boot and Shoemaker, New St

Hanrahan James, Tailor, Old St

Hawksley John, Gunsmith, Old St

Healy John, Butcher, Old St

Hennessy John, Musical Instrument Maker, Old St

Higgisson Mark, earthenware dealer, Old St

Howard John, Carpenter, New St

Hynes Denis, Shopkeeper, Old St

Hynes Frances, Shoemaker, Old St

Kelly Edward, Tailor, Cross St

Kelly John, Collector for Shannon Commissioners, Shannon bridge

Kelly Patrick, Provision Dealer, Cross St

Kennedy Patrick, Grocer, Old St

Kennedy Robert, Shopkeeper, Old St

Larkin Daniel, Shopkeeper, Cross St

Maher William, Provision Dealer, Old St

Marshall John J, ironmonger, Old St

Martin John, Farmer, New St

Martin William, Shopkeeper, New St

Monahan John, Corn Dealer, Old St

Mullen Honoria, Shopkeeper, New St

Naughton Jas, provision dir, Cross St

Nowlan Jno, Carpenter, Old St

Palmer Samuel, Corn Merchant and Miller, Palmerstown Mills

Quirk John, Shopkeeper, Old St

Rush Michael, Shopkeeper, Old St

Sullivan Ellen, Linen Draper, New St

Sullivan Michl, Woollen Draper, New St

Tierney Peter, Baker, New St

Waldron Richard, Boot and Shoemaker

Places of Worship

And their Ministers

Portumna Church, New St, Rev John Armstrong, Rector, Rectory House; Rev Thomas Cowen, Curate, Woodford; William Bethell, Clerk, New St

Roman Catholic Chapel, Reverend Thomas Ryan, Parish Priest; Rev Thomas Burke and Rev William Derry, Curates

Public Institutions etc

Barrack (Constabulary), New Street, Captain John R. Bindon, Sub-Inspector, Old Street; John Roberts, Head Constable

Barrack (Military), Old Street, Patrick Brazell, Barrack Master

Dispensary, Old St, John Heron, MD, Physician and Surgeon

Petty Sessions House, Cross Street, Thomas Clarke, Clerk, Old St

Stamp Office, Old St, John Cunningham, Distributor


To Eyrecourt – a mail car from Taylor’s Hotel, New Street, every afternoon at two

To Killaloe – the Lady Burgoyne, every afternoon at one; meets the Nonsuch for Limerick

To Shannon Harbour – the Gazelle every afternoon at one; meets the night packet for Dublin, calling on its way at Banagher


Boats for goods from the Harbour

To Limerick, and also to Dublin & intermediate places, Edward Goings Boats at certain periods



This page was added on 03/04/2018.

No Comments

Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this page!

Add a comment about this page

Your email address will not be published.