Merchants of Sligo – Higgins & Keighron
Knox Street Sligo late nineteenth-century

Merchants of Sligo – Higgins & Keighron

Higgins & Keighron flagon - Source - B. Higgins Irish Antique Bottle Collectors Club Facebook group A whiskey flagon from Higgins & Keighron Ltd, Wholesale Merchants, Sligo. Higgins & Keighron…

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Cabbages – A Halloween custom
Lady Jane Wilde recorded Samhain divination customs.

Cabbages – A Halloween custom

One Halloween night in 1879, several young boys sat huddled together in a field.They had lit a small fire to keep themselves warm from the October chill. Their duty that…

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When the Sequah came to Sligo
Advertisement for Sequah's Oils and prarie Flower

When the Sequah came to Sligo

An advert for Sequah Remedies, the cure all. Source: The Graphic 11 July 1891 In 1891, a quack doctor arrived in Sligo with much fanfare. Sequah products were sold using…

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