There was a shop in the village owned by Mr. Jim Feeney. Other shops were owned by Maire Beag and Higgins Botham. This man was a weaver as well as a shopkeeper. He used to weave silk in England and got £6 a day. His family was very well off and they left this village in 1896. There was a man living in Shudane who was a cobbler. His name was Mark Jordan and people used to do work for him for boots.
Collector: Philomena Mahon, Newcastle, Co. Galway
Informant: John Mahon, Newcastle, Co. Galway (grandparent)
Place: Newcastle, Co. Galway
Footnote: Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie