This gallery contains images of people and businesses of Pound Street and Bank Place, with photos of thatching, a religious celebration, a wedding party and well-known families and individuals from the area.
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A view of Bank Place and Pound Street, 1940s, with Butler's visible on the left.
Another view of Pound Street, with the caption reading 'Moville Road, Carndonagh'.
An early photograph of Pound Street, with two young boys walking towards Bank Place, 1940s.
Mc Laughlin's (Matthews) cottage on Pound Street being thatched, 1960s, with the local postman keeping an eye on proceedings. C. Farren's pub to the right.
Another thatched cottage being thatched on Pound Street, 1940s.
A view of Pound Street with Butler's visible on the left, Esso pumps on the right, and the presence of telegraph poles indicating 1950s.
Three boys pose for a photograph outside John M. Doherty's (Johnny the Painter's), with four gentlemen including Johnny on the right of the group, 1930s.
The Court House on Pound Street was built to replace the Session House.
The town was decorated for different religious celebrations, such as the laying of the foundation stone of the new church or the Eucharistic Congress in 1932. This group, most likely from 1932, includes
CHILDREN: Mary Jo Long, Anna Hegarty, Francie Hegarty, Harry Doherty (A), Maggie Mc Candless, Marian Merricks, Margaret Hegarty, John Merricks, Tommy McElhinney, James Lynch.
ADULTS: Paddy Bradley (Roe), Johnny McCole, Maggie Doherty (Armour), Harry Doherty (A), Mrs. Mc Carron, Mia McCarron, Packie Farren, Charlie Hegarty, Foncie Farren, Joe Hegarty, Dick Fitzgerald, Michael Galbraith, Pat Doherty (Susie),
Barney Merricks, Sheila Merricks, Bryan Merricks, John Farren, Pat Canny, Maggie Doherty (Susie).
A sunny day on Pound Street, early 1980s.
The wedding of Anna Maria Merricks and Johnny McCole. Back L-R: Kathleen and Jim Doherty (Glackin), Mary Anne Farren, Jack Doherty (Armour), Mary Doherty (Fintan). Seated Johnny Mc Cole and Anna Maria Merricks.
Jamesy Diver and Jim Butler of Pound Street, 1950s.