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Mary Anne Mortimer (née Conneely)



79 Great Britain Street, Dublin

Mary Anne worked and lived here, in Ellen Berry's milliner's, dressmaker's and fancy goods warehouse, prior to her marriage to Joseph Mortimer in 1861 . It is just a few doors from O'Connell St. (east of the Parnell monument on the southern side of what is now Parnell St.).

It is due to her working and living here that she was married in the Pro-Cathedral, just around the corner in Marlborough St.

From 1849 to 1855 this was the premises for Ellen Grace's book and stationery shop. It appears to have been taken over by T. Berry (Ellen Berry's husband?) in 1856, but by 1857 was in Ellen Berry's own name.

After 1867 it was a draper's run by William O'Connell. In 1915 it was still a draper's but also an outfitters under Shanley & Co.

And finally, now in 2006, it is T.J.'s Coffee Bar, registered to Alan Lambert.

Mary Anne was originally from Turlough in Connemara.
Ivy Cottage, Glasnevin, Dublin

Mary Anne lived in Ivy Cottage from 1866 to 1884. It is not clear where exactly the couple lived between their marriage 1861 and 1866, though it was somewhere in the village of Glasnevin. Mary Anne continued to live in Ivy Cottage for nearly 10 years, after Joseph's death in 1875. I don't know where she was between around 1884 and 1888 when she turned up in Leo Street.

Ivy Cottage itself was gone by 1900 and the site today is part of the Enterprise Ireland complex. In its day, the cottage was described as a "small one storey slated cottage with small vegetable garden attached".
12 Leo Street, Dublin

Mary Anne lived in 12 Leo Street from 1888 to 1892. She appears to have moved in when the street was built. She was accompanied by Francis, William, Ellen and, probably, Patrick, these being all the surviving children. Francis married out of there in 1891 and the family moved on shortly afterwards. I don't know where they were between 1893 and 1899, and I don't know if Patrick stayed with them.
2 Dunville Terrace, Rathmines, Dublin

Mary Anne moved in here, with William and Ellen [? & Patrick] shortly before her death in 1900 . William and his sister Ellen were the only two occupants at the time of the 1901 census. Patrick seems to have evaded that census, but he was living in [21/31] Arnott Street at the time of his marriage in August of that year. William died in 1902 and Ellen moved out shortly afterwards. I don't find her again until the 1911 census picks her up living with Patrick Martin in 15 Kevin Street. She died in 1928 out of 11 Mountpleasant Place in Rathmines.

The terrace is no longer shown on the map in the "Ordnance Survey Dublin City and District Street Guide" , and I expected it to have been replaced by a modern building. That building's address would simply have been Canal Road, as the Terrace fronted directly on to this major artery, just west of Charlemont Bridge.

I was very surprised to find the terrace there at all, but it is unhabited and looks due for demolition. Number one, to the right of no. 2, appears to have gone already and no.7 also appears to have gone, leaving a gap between nos. 6 and 8. No. 8 has a plaque commemorating Thomas Grubb, FRS, 1800-1878, who had his first engineering works and observatory at that site. The plaque says that this optical and mechanical engineer was "renowned for telescopes ".



Sarah Burgess (née Rankin)


202 Great Britain Street, Dublin

This is where Sarah Rankin was in service in the household of Sir John Barrington, tallow merchant and twice Lord Mayor of Dublin.

It is now part of the Parnell Centre: the precise part which was, recently, and briefly, the site of Peter Stringfellow's unsuccessful foray into Dublin's "nightclub" scene. A different sort of domestic service entirely from that provided by great grandmother Sarah Rankin.

John Barrington came to 202 in 1845 and remained there until 1928 when it was taken over by Williams and Wood. Many of the adjoining houses were falling vacant in the late 1920s and were being taken over by a series of interrelated food manufacturers of which Williams and Wood were only one. Other wellknown brands included Chef, Tobler, Keiller and Cross & Blackwell. By the late 1950s they had swallowed up the whole block.

Just like Mary Anne Conneely, Sarah was married in the Pro-Cathedral as her local parish church.


Christopher Burgess (Senior)


3 Thomas St., Dublin

This is the site of what is most likely Christopher's first residence in Dublin.


He was born in Co. Wicklow but by the time he was getting married in 1866 he was living in 3 Thomas Street, with his father, and possibly other members of his family.

His father's address is given simply as Thomas St., but the only John Burgess in Thomas St. in 1851 was at No. 3. I am following this up at the moment to try and confirm the connection.

What would have been a separate dwelling at No. 3 now appears to be part of a larger building, probably not unconnected with the expansion and modernisation of Guinness's premises in the area since.
10 Wood Quay, Dublin

This appears to be where Christopher first started his career as a shoemaker in 1866 . It looks like he was apprenticed to John Dowling, and probably stayed here until he opened his own premises in James's Street in 1873.

The site became very controversial in the late 1960s and afterwards when Dublin Corporation decided to locate its new jazzy offices on what had turned out to be a very significant archeological site in the context of the Viking history and origins of Dublin city.
122 James's Street, Dublin

This is the site of Christopher's first premises on James's Street. He was here from 1873 to 1884 when the premises descended into ruins and he moved to 118 as temporary premises. No. 122 was demolished around 1900 and the site is now a carpark in the old church grounds. The church itself closed for business in 1963 and has since become a lighting emporium.
118 James's Street, Dublin

Christopher had his premises here in 1885 and 1886 . I originally thought he lived on the premises but have since come to the conclusion that it was a lockup shop as he is recorded as living at 19 Irwin St., a nearby tenement, at this time.
19 Irwin Street, Dublin

While Christopher had his (temporary lockup premises) at no. 118 James's St., he was living at 19 Irwin St., then classed in Thom's as a tenement.

At that time there were houses on both sides of the street.

Today, one side has been developed into apartment blocks and the other side is derelict.

The general area, situated just behind the Royal Hospital, is currently undergoing extensive redevelopment.


43 James's Street, Dublin (right half of building)

Christopher had his premises and lived here in 1887-9 , though Thom's records it as a tenement at that time.

43-44 James's Street, Dublin

After a stint in 45-46, see below, he moved back to 43-44 in 1897 and stayed till 1905 when he moved (back) to 45, this time without the 46.

Photos on left show 43-44 as it was between 1897 and 1904, and as it is today. You can see the boot in the middle of the first floor wall in the older picture. The shop then seemed to be higher than its neighbour to the left, and today's shot, where both shops are the same height, seems to be due to some fairly drastic reconstruction on 43-44 along the way.
45-46 James's Street, Dublin

He was here from 1890 to 1896 , at which time he moved to 43-44.

45 James's Street, Dublin

He came back to 45, without the 46, in 1905 , when many of the family had left, and he stayed here until his retirement in 1918 .

The photo was taken around 1910 and shows his son John, also a shoemaker, in the doorway.
1 Donore Cottages, SCR, Dublin

After his retirement . in 1918 Christopher spent a year in 48 James's St. after which he moved to here, along with his two unmarried daughters, Catherine (Kate) and Christina (Chris).

The premises became known as "Bridge Stores" as it was situated at Parnell Bridge where Donore Avenue joined Parnell Road. It was run by the daughters after his death in 1928. Kate died in 1948 and Chris died in 1972 having spent some time in a caravan in Ballybrack.

The original houses have been demolished and an appartment block constructed in their place. There also appears to be further building work going on behind the block.

You can read more about Christopher here.


Patrick Mortimer


31 Arnott St., Dublin

Patrick Mortimer was living here when he got married in 1901 . By this time, his mother had just died, but his twin brother William along with his sister Ellen were still living in 2 Dunville Terrace.

Granny moved in here after their marriage, but, following the birth of their first son, Christopher Joseph, they were soon on the move.
31 Park View Terrace, Dublin

In 1904 Patrick and Sarah Mortimer moved into a (posh) new estate, Park View Terrace, on the Brookfield Road, just beyond St. James's hospital, as you come out of town. They only stayed two years, however, and in 1906 moved to the northside.
11 Mount Temple Road, Dublin

They moved in here in 1906, again into a new estate which was just being occupied.

It was part of a major redevelopment by the Dublin Artisan's Dwelling Company (DADC), which had been established by a number of Dublin worthies of the day. The company provided good quality housing to the artisan class on reasonable but commercial terms.

It operated hand in hand with Dublin Corporation's slum clearance programme

This particular site was part of the Manor Street development in the North West Centre City.

It is not clear how long they stayed but they were still here in September 1908.
1 Cumberland Street, Birr, Co. Offaly (now Emmet St.)

Patrick is recorded in the 1911 Census as living here. While in Birr, he appears to have been managing a branch of Lipton's. It is not yet clear how long he was in Birr, or what may have befallen him here which resulted in his return to Dublin to a much inferior job as a canteen assistant in Richmond military barracks.

Certainly the accommodation was ample. It is recorded in the census as having 5-6 rooms and 4 windows facing onto the street. I took a trip to check it out and it certainly seems to have been a worthy home for a manager.

When Patrick lived there it was purely a private house. It subsequently became a tailors (Vaughan's) and when the tailor died his widow kept it on as a B&B. It was recently put on the market and was intended to be a Chinese Restaurant but planning permission was refused and it has now (2007) been on the market for the last year. Somewhere along the way a fifth window seems to have been added.

Sometime after Patrick's time here the Duke of Cumberland suffered the same fate as subsequently befell Admiral Nelson in Dublin's O'Connell St. The square and street were rededicated to Robert Emmet in 1922 .
Lipton's, Main St., Birr, Co. Offaly.

This was Lipton's where Patrick was manager. While there is no trace of its former use, the building is still formally known locally as Lipton House. It appears to have survived as Lipton's up to the late 1950s - early 1960s. After this it continued as a grocery store under Johnny Murray who had formerly worked for Lipton's. It then became an electrical store under Noel Ely, but he moved to Banagher and it is now an auctioneers.
2 Thirlstane Terrace, Thomas Court, Dublin

This is where Patrick and his family were living from 1916 until his death in 1918.

At the time of his death the family comprised Patrick (48), his wife Sara (44), sons Joseph (15) and Patrick (9), and daughters May (13) and Sara (12).

You can read more about Patrick here.


Sara Mortimer (née Burgess)


48 James's Street, Dublin

Granny was born in 122 James's Street (above) in 1874, and lived in the same houses as her father, Christopher Burgess, until her marriage in 1901, after which she lived with Patrick Mortimer.

After Patrick's death in 1918 Granny's houses are more difficult to trace. She seems to have lived at 48 James's St. (left) for a while at least. There is evidence of this for around 1921 . This was where her sister Tess and her husband Patrick Medlar lived. Family information suggests she may even have worked (reluctantly) as a cashier for Paddy Medlar at the undertaker's for a while.

Note the same style of shopfront as at no. 45. Today no. 48 is an office/appartment block which hosts a chemist's shop on the ground floor.
13 Gilbert Road, Dublin

She seems to have lived here in 1929-30 and the lease is in the name of her eldest son, Joseph.
40 Orwell Gardens, Rathgar, Dublin

By 1936 she had moved into a new estate at Orwell Gardens, Rathgar. She was most likely accompanied by her three living, and as yet unmarried, children, Joseph, Sara and Patrick. They were certainly in residence there by 1939 and all got married out of this address.

Granny lived here until about 1956 when she went to live with her daughter, Sara's, family in Ballybrack. She died in 1958.


Sara O'Dwyer (née Mortimer)


Monaghan's Shop, 433a (now 514) South Circular Road, Dublin

Mam did the accounts for Mr. Monaghan, before she joined the civil service.

The shop since became Murphy's off-licence.

Mr. Murphy died recently and the premises is now for sale (28/4/2007).

Gay Byrne lived next door. But that was later and another story entirely.
San Remo, Church Road, Sutton, Co. Dublin

Mam lived in digs here for a number of years prior to joining her mother in Orwell Gardens.
The Gem, 2 Harbour Road, Howth, Co. Dublin

Mam (and Dad) lived here from 1942, when they were married, till 1949 when they moved to Dollymount Park.
52 Dollymount Park, Dublin

They lived here for a maximum of 2 years and then moved to live with my granny in Orwell Gardens.

The house is a corner house and had a large side/back garden in which my father grew vegetables. Some of it now seems to be given over to an extension to the house.
34 Church Road, Ballybrack, Co. Dublin

They moved out here in 1954 and Mam ran the shop during the day while Dad continued to work as a clerk with CIE in Broadstone.

The lockup shop is second from the left and we lived over the third shop from the left.

The premises now houses the local credit union.


Luke Reilly



RIC quarters, Main St, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo

Luke, my father's mother's father, lived in these RIC quarters, sometime between 1858 when he was assigned to Mayo, and 1884 when he retired from the force.

He lived on in Kiltimagh until his death in 1910, but I don't yet know where.


Luke O'Dwyer



1 Barrack Street, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo

Dad was born here in 1903 and lived here until he came to Dublin sometime in the 1920s.

His father was originally from Cappanahanagh in East Limerick.
141 Iveragh Road, Dublin

Dad was certainly living here in digs in 1937-38, along with his brother Michael. Their landlady was Mam's aunt Lil. He then may have moved to Howth (Gem) with Lil, who had the lease on the shop, which she subsequently sublet to Mam and Dad.
Broadstone, Dublin

Dad worked for CIE in Broadstone, where the Western Way meets Constitution Hill (1950s & early 1960s & possibly earlier). This was a railway station and terminus of the Midland and Great Western Railway in earlier times. I went there regularly for my lunch from school in Parnell Square. It was a beautiful building in a great location. All of this would have passed me by at the time.



Other family members

Mick Dwyer


Boland's Mills, Dublin

I had thought that Uncle Mick was in Dev's 1916 garrison in the Mills but it appears that he worked there at some stage as a commercial traveller (rep).

One of his customers was Ferguson's quality cakes in Rathmines and this is how Mick met the daughter Agnes whom he married in 1934. At that time Mick was in digs with Mam's aunt Lil in Gaeltacht Park (Iveragh Road). The house is illustrated under Luke O'Dwyer above as Mick's brother Luke was also in digs there.

13 Bonham St.

Mick had a warehouse here in 1963 but was gone by 1969 (probably retired).

He may well have been here for quite a few years before 1963. He was certainly in the essences business during the second world war but may have been working for Bush's (essences) at the time and they had a warehouse in Bonham St. from way back.

Mick's premises are now demolished but look likely to have been at the western extremity of what is now "The Maltings" appartment complex, seen here in the picture. His warehouse would have been where the railings is now.


Francis Mortimer


54 Lr. Dorset St., Dublin

This is the house into which Francis married in 1891. By 1901 he and Mary Alicia had six children and were living with her father Patrick Finn, poulterer, and his three sons. I see Fay's Dancing Shoes have now moved in here from 16 Great Denmark St.

15 Portland Row, North

Francis and Mary Alicia were here in 1911 with a family of nine children. The Row no longer exists and has given way to a new development, Portland Court and Portland Square.

168 Parnell St.

While Francis, who died in the Work House in 1928, is listed as late of 160 Parnell St. in his death cert, Glasnevin cemetery records list him as late of 168 Parnell St. I favour the latter as I have found Mary Mortimer (his wife?) living there up to 1940.

So I'm afraid that he wasn't living over the Shakespeare pub (No.160) before he ended up in the Work House.

Incidentally I am told that many of the former Work Houses were, by this stage, funcioning as normal hospitals but were still referred to by their old title. So too much should not be read into where he died.

You can get a good historical perspective on the Shakespeare in this excellent Dublin blog. But I'm afraid it no longer relates to Francis.

By the way, we now have two coffee shops in the family. Here and 79 Parnell St., where Francis's mother Mary Anne worked before her marriage in 1861. No. 79 was then a milliners.



John Burgess


8 Adelaide Terrace, Dublin

After his marriage to Tess Fitzsimons John Burgess was set up by his father in Adelaide Terrace (off Brookfield Rd. in Old Kilmainham). This counted as a pretty upmarket southside residence in its day.

133 Oxmantown Road, Dublin

After his recruitment to the British Army, and subsequent disinheritence by his father, John came home from the war to a much smaller, seriously downmarket, dwelling in Oxmantown Rd. on the northside.

This was part of the Dublin Artisan's Dwelling Company (DADC) development at Aughrim St. just north of the Manor St. development where Patrick Mortimer lived prior to his move to Birr.

These developments were very solidly built and have stood the test of time.


10 Cowper Street, Dublin

The family finally moved around the corner to Cowper St. This was still part of the Dublin Artisan's Dwelling Company (DADC) development at Aughrim St. but was a move upmarket from the house in Oxmantown Road.

Cowper St. was a mixture of cottages (nos. 1-7) and two storey houses (nos. 8-11).

John died in 1953, but the house continued in family occupation until the death of the last remaining daughter, Sadie, in 1996.

You can read more about John here.


Julia Burgess


1 South Great George's St., Dublin

Julia was working here as a cook in Flemings Restaurant and Dining Rooms in 1901. Both No.s 1 and 2 were demolished [sometime in the 1930s] and the street now starts at No. 3, the building whose edge you can see at the right of the picture.

64 Upper Leeson St.

Julia was cook/servant in this household in 1911. The occupant was James Inglis who was born in Dunfermline, took over Trueman's bakery in Belfast, rechristened it James Inglis Bakery and turned it into the biggest bakery in Belfast. He lived both here and in Cultra, NI.




Tess Fitzsimons


5 St. James's Avenue.

Tess Fitzsimons lived here until her marriage to John Burgess in 1909.


Mary Kate O'Brien


5 St. John's Terrace.

Mary Kate O'Brien lived here until her marriage to Christopher Joseph Burgess in 1904. I don't know where they then lived, but they seem to have gone to Canada fairly soon after the marriage.

Andy & Lil Duffy (née Burgess)


66 South Great Georges Street, Dublin

Andy Duffy was living and working at 66 South Great George's Street when he married Elizabeth Burgess in 1918. He was working for Redmond's jewellers and pawnbroking firm. Redmond's was a well established firm with branches in George's and Gardiner St.

The following advertisement for the firm was carried in the Evening Telegraph on Bloomsday, 16 June 1904.



Redmonds had been here since 1890, and probably before, but their business here ended in 1923. It is now a café.
37 Arran Quay, Dublin

When Andy married Lil 1n 1918 they moved into 37 Arran Quay, where they lived for the rest of their married life, a period which was sadly quite short.

Andy died in 1923 of stomach cancer.

The ground floor premises is now a laundrette.
96 Gardiner Street, Dublin

By 1920, however, Andy had his own pawnbroking business in Gardiner St. in a premises previously belonging to Redmonds for whom he had worked in Sth. Great George's St.

Following Andy's death in 1923, the premises was taken over by T. Rafter who continued to run it as a pawnbroking business. It was still a pawnbrokers under Francis Rafter (a son?) in 1980 after which it became vacant. It is now the site of Gandon Hall, an appartment block.
141 Iveragh Road, Dublin

It is not clear where Lil was living after Andy's death in 1923, but she was certainly living in this new estate in 1937-38 when Dad was a lodger. She may have then moved to Howth.


Christina Burgess

19a Curzon St., Dublin

This seems to be where Christina (Chris) Burgess lived between the time she gave up the Bridge Stores (after Kate's death, 1948?) and when she came to Ballybrack (?circa 1970), where she died in 1972.



Old Nick Fleming


20 Reginald St, Coombe, Dublin

This is the first address we have for Old Nick (when Nicholas P was born in 1884). The 1911 census return tells us Old Nick was born in Dublin City, so he must have been around the place all the while. It would be a help if I could find his marriage details (presumably around 1880 onwards).

12 Susan Tce., Cow Parlour, Dublin

He lived here for a few years around the time Peter was born, 1886, but it is not clear where he went next.

15 Donore Ave, Dublin (former Love Lane)

This is the recorded address of Old Nick's wife, Elizabeth Swan, when she died in the Mater in 1898.

21 Phoenix St., Dublin

Old Nick was living here as a lodger in 1911 (Census). The principal occupant was an army pensioner, Michael Murphy, who was also a widower. Old Nick died here the following year. He is recorded in the census as a cooper and may have still been working at that time. His death cert records him as pensioner and 66 years of age. The likelihood is that he retired in 1911 just before his death.

You can read more about Nick here.


Nicholas P Fleming


10 Lorne Terrace, Old Kilmainham

Nicholas P Fleming lived here after his marriage to Bridget Burgess in 1906 till around 1918 when Bridget died.
1 Lorne Terrace, Old Kilmainham

Nicholas P lived here between around 1918 and around 1925. This is where Julia Burgess, whom he subsequently married in 1921, looked after the children. His brother Peter lived here also for a period, as did Mollie Duffy, who probably also looked after Nicholas P's kids before Julia's arrival. Mollie and Peter married in 1919. He presumably stayed here for some time after Julia Burgess's death in 1923, but by 1925, when he married Julia Kenny, he was giving an address in Monkstown.

You can read more about Nick here



Julia Kenny (m Fleming)


4 Duggan Place, Rathmines, Dublin

Julia/Sheila Kenny was born here 25 January 1896. The shop was then Mrs. Kenny's Drapers. Her father John Michael Kenny was a (commercial) traveller and her mother Frances Maie Agnes Keegan was probably one of the Keegan family which had previously owned the premises when it was a fruiterers.

The Kennys lived here between 1895 and 1898. They were succeeded by O.P. Schopperle, jeweller, who was in turn succeeded by Ambrose J. White, also a jeweller.

As can be seen from the photo it has reverted in part to its draper's background with the first floor occupied by "Thimbles - Ladies and Gents Alterations". The ground floor is an XL Stop & Shop convenience store.

And the lot is for sale, if you're interested.
2 Saint Kevin's Road, Portobello, Dublin

By the time of Julia's marriage to Nicholas Fleming in 1925 (as his third wife) the family was living in the heart of Dublin's Little Jerusalem on St. Kevin's Road. The road was about 60% Jewish at this time.

In 1975 some twenty years after Nicholas's death, Julia moved back into this house to be with her niece.

The principal family occupants at that stage were O'Briens and the house seems to have remained in their possession until 2005 at least.

Today (29/3/07) the house has a somewhat deserted look about it.




Peter Fleming


5 St. Anthony's Road, Rialto.

Peter and Mollie Fleming lived here after they married in 1919. Mollie lived on here after Peter's death (1932) until her own death in 1983. It is still in the family.




James Swan


39 New Row South, Coombe.

James Swan, silkweaver and Old Nick's father-in-law, lived here around 1850.

No 39 would have been at the extreme left of the picture, but I couldn't resist showing the setting with St. Patrick's Cathedral spire in the background.


John Medlar (Senior)


Lower Mayor St.

John Medlar (PJ's father) was living here when he married Ellen Brennan in 1884. He was originally from Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny.

Ellen Brennan


37 Belvedere Place

Ellen Brennan (PJ's mother) was in service here when she married John Medlar in 1884.

It is now part of St. Monica's Nursing Home.

She was originally from Ballyellin, Co. Carlow.

22 Merrion Square

Ellen Brennan (PJ's mother) was in service here when she married James Donohue in 1897.

It was then the residence of the Professor of Midwifery in the Royal College of Surgeons, Samuel Mason.

It is currently in the process of restoration, almost completed (2010). It now houses the [association of anaesthetists}.


James Donohue


13 Creighton St.

James Donohue (PJ's step father) was living here when he married Ellen Brennan in 1897.

P J Medlar

26 Denzille St, Dublin [now Fenian St.]

This is most likely where the family were living when Patrick J Medlar was born in 1885. Certainly they were living here when his brother Larry was born in 1888.

At that time No. 26 was classed as a tenement.

It currently houses Eircom offices, which they are trying to offload.

You can gen up on him here.

48 James's St, Dublin

This was Patrick's premises from 1916 to 1942 (when his 2nd wife died and he retired and ceased to be a Councillor). It seems to have varied between being an office/shop plus residence and a purely commercial premises.

His strictly residential accommodation moved round quite a bit and I will be filling some of it out in time. Meanwhile the list is as follows: 1888:26 Denzille St.; 1911:154 James's St.;1914:120 James's St.;1917-18:Windsor House, 8 SCR Rialto; 1920:Ushers Island; 1923-27: 29 Adelaide Road; 1930-32:149 Thomas St.; 1937-38:6 James's St.; 1939-43:7 Dolphin Road; 1944-49:53 South Circular Road.
154 James's St.

Patrick was living here, with his mother, stepfather and brother, when he married Tess Burgess in 1911.

Coincidentally it was directly across the road from where Katie Fox lived. She was to become his second wife in 1935, shortly after Tess died.
120 James's St.

Patrick was living here when John was born in 1914.

At that time it was O'Neill's undertakers. So it looks as though he was working for O'Neill's and then branched out himself into the undertaking business. At the time of his marriage he was listed as a "Registration Agent".
17 Ushers Island

Patrick was living here when Mai was born in 1920.

At that time it was a branch office of "Medlar and Claffey" undertakers. It now appears to be part of the Viking Harbour appartment complex.
29 Adelaide Road

Patrick lived here from 1923 to 1927. The twins, Paddy and Connie, were born here in 1925.

It now houses the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources (or whatever that has turned into by the time you read this).
149 Thomas St.

Patrick lived here from 1930 to 1932 when he was first elected to the newly restored and revamped Dublin Corporation.

It is currently part of the car park associated with the old IAWS building (151-156) Thomas St., to the left of this shot.

Mai Medlar

10B Iveagh Trust, Patrick St., Dublin

This is where Mai Medlar lived for a considerable portion of her life after her return from England in 1966, until she recently moved into the Molyneux Home.


John Medlar (Junior)


64 Reuben Ave.

John Medlar Junior (PJ's son) died at this address in 1977.

He had previously been living at Beechfield Rd., Kimmage, and after that in James's St. [I don't yet have details or photos of these houses.]


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