George Emery, Gurranecoyle

General Store and Sheebeen

Information from George's daughter, Lily King

George Emery, Gurranecoyle
Source: Killererin - A Parish History

Talented in sport and business

George Emery, Gurranecoyle, hailed from Drumduff, Co. Fermanagh. His parents were Church of Ireland Protestants, who reared a family of 5, 3 sons, and 2 daughters. George became a Roman Catholic and loved horses. He was a horse breeder and he rode in the Irish Derby many years ago. He was a successful business man.

He ran a general store and ‘Shebeen’ in Gurranecoyle as did his wife’s parents’ before them. George ran the shop until the day he died in 1977.

 

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