Mar 03 2015

Best Pals…

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Chrissie Coffey & Patty Carey abt 1952


That’s the sister Chrissie on the left with her pal Patty Carey from 46 Killala Road. They went for a spin on their new bikes up along the canal. At 13 years of age Patty was supposed to start a job in a Sewing Factory in Blackhall Place but she changed her mind at the last minute. My sister Chrissie was sent to the factory to tell your man that Patty didn’t want the job. He took one look at Chrissie and asked her how old she was, she was 13 years old. He then said that she could have the job instead. She told him she was still in school and he said that she’d had enough education. She was to report for work the following Monday and she did…

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