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Caledonian Iron Foundry

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Caledonian Iron Foundry of Mungret Street

1825 The Foundry was established in Mungret Street by David Spoworth.[1]

Farming tools, gates, grates, ovens and boilers were amongst products made by the foundry.

1836 Death of David Sponworth. His wife stated business would continue under supervision of an engineer from an English foundry but sources detail the foundry was closed by 1838 due to increased competition from English and Scottish foundries.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Limerick Iron Foundries 1806-1989 (Unpublished article) by Patrick McDonnell Nov 2008 – May 2010
  2. Limerick Chronicle 1 October 1836.
  • Limerick Iron Foundries 1806-1989 (Unpublished article) by Patrick McDonnell Nov 2008 – May 2010