Abbey sSreet early twentieth century.
Corville road 1910. The thatched house was where Corville Stores is today
The Mall probably mid twentieth century
Church St about 1900
Temperence Hall early 1900
A fair day in Rosemary Square 1920's or 30s
This picture looking up Limerick St was taken about 1911 when the old houses were being demolished to make way for the new houses with the porch at the front . The new houses were started in 1913 and finished in 1914. The builder was Edward Brophy from Roscrea who also built the spire and the college church in Mount St Josephs Abbey. The engineer on the project was Joseph Day also from Roscrea. In the 30s the houses on the opposite side were knocked after the new ones were built behind them this is the reason why the street is wider at that point today.
View of Johns tower from the Mall in 1793