mitchelstown

 

First Cooperative in Mitchelstown

Location of the first trading outlet of Mitchelstown Co-operative Agricultural Society, formed in 1919. By the mid 1960s it had become the largest multi purpose Co-op in Ireland and included Mitchelstown Creameries, Galtee Foods and Galtee A.I.

 

Statue of John Mandeville

The Statue of John Mandeville in New Square made by the Parlanti Foundry of London who also made the Canon Sheehan Statue in Doneraile. Erected in 1906. John Mandeville was a patriot and leader of the land league war in the 1880s who died in Tullamore gaol as a result of his campaign.

 

Some things to see in Mitchelstown July 2014

Swing in off the M8 which bypasses Mitchelstown and rewind time by visiting these historic places.

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