Anne Coffey

Anne Coffey


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Recording No: 12

Kilcormac, Co. Offaly. “Capturing our Story” (Part 2)

Interviewee: Anne Coffey
Date of Birth: 1949
Interview Location: Main Street, Kilcormac, Co. Offaly
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: Heritage Collection 2022 (Part 2)
Date Recorded: 24/8/2023
Recording Length: 53 mins

Keywords: Coffey’s Drapery shop, Kilcormac since 1947; local tailors and seamstresses; Hugh Coffey; clothing stores; trading in Kilcormac and Kinnity in 1930s to 1960s; changes in shopping habits; old shop fittings in drapery shop; catering for the needs of the community.

Additional information

Audio series:

Heritage Collection 2022 (Part 2)

Date Recorded




Location of Recording

Main Street, Kilcormac, Co. Offaly

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Kilcormac, Co. Offaly