Bartley and Hilda Feehan lived across the street from the McCanns. Batley had two sons Joe and John. She lived for her greyhounds. Joe had then left home and joined the Royal Navy. Later John also took the boat for
Tomans were next in order. I recall Jim who was much older than me and his sister May. I have a faint recollection of the mother Maggie but it was John I remember best. In later years he worked in Hale’s pub in
John and Eileen Coulter lived in 12. Pat, their eldest was a fair kicker of a ball in his young days. Younger brothers were Sean, Seamus and Frankie. The father John worked for Burnhouse, a firm that recovered dead farm animals. We often would climb on the back of his lorry to view the dead animals. Eileen succumbed to a fatal illness at a young age.
The family next door was called Ball. Edmund the father, a baker by trade, came to Newry from
Last in the row lived maria Doran and her daughter Susie. She later married Billy Tumilty, their only issue being Mary who was tragically killed at age 4 by a lorry passing outside her home. Maria’s husband was tragically killed while hauling granite to Newry Cathedral in 1906. The First World War took three of her sons aged just 18, 21 and 23. Her daughter Maggie lived and died in the town as did her son Michael, a market trader. Another son James settled in hackney,
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