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Guy's Directory, 1893


Part 3: Official and General Information - Fairs and Markets

Ballyket (Kilrush)-Thurs. before Whit Sun, 4 July, 17 Aug (cattle), 1 Dec. Coll customs, Matt Bermingham.
Ballynacally-28 Feb, 14 June, 30 July, 16 Sept, 8 Nov. Toll coll, J O'Grady.
Ballyvaughan-29 May, 24 June, 16 Sep, 18 Dec Bauroe (Feakle)-17 Feb, 17 May, 17 Aug, 17 Nov
Bridgetown (O'Briensbridge)-24 Jan, 18 April, 10 June, 25 Nov. Clerk, John Quinlivan, Bridgetown.
Broadford-21 June (great lamb fair), 21 Nov. Clerk, John McDonnell
Carrigaholt-1 June, 5 July, 19 Aug; pig fairs every second Tuesday during autumn and winter months.
Clare Castle-29 May (pigs and horses), 30 May (cattle and sheep); 10 Nov. (pigs and horses), 11 Nov. (cattle and sheep). Fairs falling on Sunday held following Monday. Baron, G Smith.
Clonreddan (Cooraclare)-25 Mar, Ascen Thur, Corpus Christi, 29 June. Clerk, Cornelius McDermott.
Clonroad (Ennis)-9 May, 1 Aug, 13 & 14 Oct, 3 Dec. Pig fairs previous day. Clerk, Martin Moylan.
Corrofin-18 Feb, 20 May, 20 July, 12 Sept, 22 Nov, 14 Dec. Fairs falling on Sun. held following Mon. Market day, Wednesday. Owner of fairs M Macnamara, MD
Doonbeg-8 Feb, 1 April, 2 May, 1 and 26 July, 8 Oct, 16 Dec. Butter market every Tuesday
Ennis-3rd Tues in April (2 days), 2 and 3 Sept, and 1st Sat. in every month. Market day, Saturday. Clerk of fairs, P McInerney.
Ennistimon-25 Mar, 15 May, 2 July, 22 Aug, 29 Sept, 19 Nov. Pig fairs previous day. Market day, Saturday; butter market, Tuesday.
Feakle-24 Jan, 24 Mar, 24 April, 20 June, 24 July, 24 Sept, 24 Oct, 20 Dec.
Kilclaran-1 June, 2 Dec. Daniel Naughten, Feakle, clerk.
Kilenena (Cahir)-11 Mar, 11 June, 11 Sept, 11 Dec.
Kilfenora-4 June, 15 Aug, 9 Oct.
Kilkee-2nd Tues in Jan, 24 Feb, 3rd Mon in April, 13 May, 10 July, 13 Aug (horses, cattle, sheep and pigs), 5 Oct, 26 Nov; pig fairs 2nd Tues. every month. Markets daily during Summer months. Clerk of fairs, Patrick J Sheedy.
Kilkishen-20 Jan, 15 Mar, 19 May, 31 Aug, 23 Dec. Pig fair previous day. Owner Geo. Bingham.
Killadysert-21 Jan, 20 Feb, 15 Mar, 24 April, 22 May, 15 July, 27 Aug, 15 Sept, 24 Oct, 10 Nov, 18 Dec. Butter market every Thursday.
Killaloe-3rd Mon. in Jan, 28 Feb, 12 April, 20 May, 26 June, 16 July, 12 Aug, 3 Sept, 20 Oct, 17 Nov, 1st Tues. after Christmas. Clerk, Michael Hayes, Main street. Market day every Tuesday from Christmas to Easter.Kilmihil-7 Jan, 30 March, 19 May, 18 July, 15 Aug, 28 Sept, 1 Nov. Butter market every Wednesday.
Kilmurry-Ibrickan-8 Jan, 10 Feb, 17 May, 15 July, 25 Aug, 25 Oct, 20 Dec. Clerk Fras. Corry.
Kilmurry-McMahon-24 May, 24 July.
Kilrush-Last Wed each month (cattle & pigs), 10 May, 12 Oct. annual fairs, 18 June (horses); pig and general market every Sat. Town clerk, John Murphy.
Labasheeda-10 June, 10 Aug, 10 Oct, 10 Dec. Clerk, M Molony.
Liscannor-6 Jan, 14 April.
Lissycasey-Butter market every Wednesday.
Miltownmalbay-1 Feb (horses), 9 Mar, 4 May, 20 June (horses), 11 Aug, 10 Sept, 18 Oct, 9 Dec; pig fair previous day. Butter market every Thursday. Lessee of tolls and customs, Patrick McMahon.
Mullagh-1 Jan, 17 March, 1st Mon. after Easter.
Newmarket-on-Fergus-20 Dec.; pig fair last Friday in month.
O'Brien's Bridge-17 March, 25 July, 7 Nov.
O'Callaghan's Mills-27 June, 14 Nov.
Quin-7 July, 1 Nov. Clerk, E N Singleton.
Ruan-17 June, 20 Sept.
Scarriff-5 Jan, 1 Feb, 3 March, 3 April, 1 May, 2 June, 5 July, 2 Aug, 6 Sept, 4 Oct, 3 Nov, 9 Dec; pig fair previous day.
Six-mile-bridge-6 Jan (pigs, sheep and horses), 5 Dec. (store and fat cattle). Clerk, J R O'Connell.
Spancilhill (Crusheen) -23 and 24 June. Clerk, E Ireton.
Tulla-25 Mar, 13 May, 15 Aug, 29 Sept, 7 Dec. m.d., Thur. Owner of tolls, John O'Halloran.
Turloughmore (Boston)-8 June.

 


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