Joseph Irwin Limerick Irish fusee wall clock
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Joseph Irwin Limerick Irish fusee wall clock

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Joseph Irwin Limerick Irish fusee wall clock

Our Joseph Irwin Limerick Irish fusee wall clock is marked on the dial, “J H Irwin, 6 Patrick Street, Limerick

 

The 1788 Lucas General Directory of Ireland lists James Irwin of Back lane as a teacher of mathematics.

The history of the firm was written up in the Irish Times in 2006 but in summary

There is no documented connection with with Arthur Irwin who set up a jewellery shop in 1870. That shop was at No 44 Roches┬áStreet. Arthur’s sons Joseph and John set up a business and Joseph lived at 6 Patrick Street. The business continued at no 22 Patrick Street until it closed in the early 2000s

 

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