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Goulding's of Cork.

1856 Company established in Cork.

1869 Built a new factory at East Wall.

1881 It was the largest fertiliser producer in the country.

1899 Purchased a controlling interest in Morgan, Mooney and Co.

1919 Acquired Drogheda Chemical Manure Co and the Dublin and Wicklow Manure Co.

1920s Goulding's had six plants employing perhaps 700.

The company is still active today:

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The Leading Manufacturing Firms in 1920s Dublin by Frank Barry, Trinity College Dublin, September 2017