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City Foundry

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Previously James Doyle and Co

City Foundry of Thomas Street, Limerick.

1830 The foundry site of James Doyle and Co, Clare Street, was moved to a new location in Thomas Street, by John James Doyle and renamed City Foundry[1] Selling "every description of Cast, Wrought Iron and Brass Works"[2]

1832 By now 15,000 tons of castings and wrought iron had been manufactured in the 30 years since the foundry at Clare street has first been established by James Doyle [3]

1835 Warehouse was set up at 40 William Street by John James Doyle to display goods. [4]

Business possibly wound up by 1838 as not mentioned in Limerick Almanac of 1838.[5]

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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 Limerick Iron Foundries 1806-1989 (Unpublished article) by Patrick McDonnell Nov 2008 – May 2010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 6 March 1830
  3. Limerick Chronicle 10 March 1832.
  4. Limerick Chronicle 11 March 1835
  5. Limerick Iron Foundries 1806-1989 (Unpublished article) by Patrick McDonnell Nov 2008 – May 2010
  • Limerick Iron Foundries 1806-1989 (Unpublished article) by Patrick McDonnell Nov 2008 – May 2010