This bacon factory was originally Kehoe-Donnelly's (or "Messrs. Kehoe, Donnelly and Co.").
purchased by Stephen O'Mara 1906,
described as a "long-established bacon curing business".
James O'Mara came back from England to take over running it 1914.
He sold it to his brother Phons O'Mara mid-late 1940s, who ran it.
His son Stephen O'Mara then ran it.
Donnelly (Dublin) Ltd is listed
as acquiring some new land
from Dublin Corporation as part of a land exchange in 1962.
Think this is site of the new building.
New building erected probably between 1962 and 1964.
Donnelly's got into financial difficulty and went into liquidation 1967. See Irish Times, 21 Mar 1967, p.12.
New building is now The Donnelly Centre, Cork Street, Dublin 8 (Self Storage and File Stores). See street view.
Looks like Donnelly's bacon ad on tram.
O'Connell Bridge, Dublin, looking down Eden Quay towards the Custom House.
[NLI] Lawrence Collection L_ROY_03114.
Scan from NLI Flickr, which says photo is c.1897.
See other version from NAI.
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