From Flickr: “Twomey’s Machine Bakery” by National Library of Ireland on The Commons

August 20, 2015 Uncategorized

A Happy Twomey Thursday to you and welcome to the heart of Cork City.

There was great activity around todays photo with contributions from sharon.corbet
Niall McAuley Carol Maddock beachcomberaustralia Foxglove guliolopez and dorameulman

The comments are a must read and give a great account of business on Shandon Street in the early part of the last century.

But what about – Machine Bakery?

Standard reference set
Photographer: Fergus O’Connor

Collection: Fergus O’Connor Collection

Date: Circa 1900 – 1920

NLI Ref: OCO 86

You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie

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