22 Grattan Square

A corner café on Dungarvans bustling Grattan Square. Previously a bank, and before that a restaurant, guest house run by 'the Missy Meades' from 1905-1952 and even a billet for the Royal Irish Constabulary at one stage.


The Irish Army in Dungarvan in 1922

The Irish National Army was formed in 1922 and the early months were challenging for many reasons. Social turmoil was reflected in the logistical challenge of  running the newly founded army. A census of Irish army members was held at midnight 12/13 November 1922.


Cromwell's General in 1649 and a bomb in 1921

Willie Fraher tells us of the demise of Cromwell's right-hand man, Lietenant General Jones at this address and rumours of poison. Reference is also made to the use of the house by military or police forces in 1921.