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Martin Moore. A tribute

Martin Moore was born in Mountmellick, County Laois, in 1919. A carpenter by trade, he came to work in the Bord Na Mona camp in Mucklin in the mid-1940’s. There he met and married Mary (Molly) Bermingham, daughter of Peter and Ester Bermingham. Martin and Molly had four children only three children survived, Martin, Joseph, and Bridget. Baby Christina died in infancy. Martin and Molly resided in no. 22 Coill Dubh for a few years. Then they built their own house in Cooligmartin, Timahoe, in the late 1950’s. When the Camp in Mucklin closed down Martin was based in the Timahoe works. He continued to carry out maintenance and repairs on the houses for Bord Na Mona until his sudden death in 1975.
RIP Martin

A tribute to Martin Moore, who lived at no. 22 Coill Dubh, and died in 1975

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