October 31, 1936
We’re back with H. Downes and Co., 10 Thomas Street, Waterford for October’s last Pic of the Day.

This time it’s the Cooperage Department. The barrel on the left, that’s been chalked to be examined, contains Jameson Whiskey. Others already inspected are marked with an OK, or X (presumably not OK).

H. Downes & Co. (established 1797) lives on at this location, now a pub…

Thanks very much to 39 chevy for identifying Jimmy Maher (left) and Jimmy Hennessy. See the comments below for further information, e.g. Jimmy Maher’s daughter married Jimmy Hennessy’s son Maurice, who’s 39 chevy’s father…

Date: 31 October 1936

NLI Ref.: P_WP_4175