Margaret Doughan was born in 1915 at Morrison’s Road, Waterford, an only child. She moved to Puckane when she was six and then to Clonlisk when she was 15. She married Denis Doughan, her neighbour, and settled in Clonlisk. She had two children, John and Kathleen. She was interested in all kinds of music, sport, especially hurling, and in farming. She loved reading, and was a good conversationalist. She had a great knowledge of the history of the county. She died in 2005 at 90 years of age.