CURRAGH ENCAMPMENT – WANTED 250 CARPENTERS

by ehistoryadmin on November 1, 2019

The following advertisement appeared in The Freeman’s Journal on May 10, 1855.

CURRAGH ENCAMPMENT – WANTED, 250 CARPENTERS for the Erection of Soldiers’ Huts on the Curragh of Kildare. Immediate employment will be given to good hands. Apply to Courtney and Stephens, Blackhall-place, Dublin.

Further aspects of the heritage of the Curragh, including its military heritage, will be discussed at a seminar taking place in Newbridge on Saturday 16th November 2019. Further information available here: http://www.kildarearchsoc.ie/aspects-of-the-curragh/ (Pre-Booking Required as lunch is included).

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