Bunmahon

Bunmahon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bunmahon Village, also called Bonmahon, is a coastal village in County Waterford, Ireland, at the mouth of the River Mahon. Bunmahon was a mining village. Copper was mined here between 1827 and 1877. The population of the village swelled to over 2000 at that time. A temperance hall was built (converted in 1842 to become St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church). The village was home to a pawn shop, a creamery and a bacon factory, as well as 21 public houses. A history of this period and the mining activity was published recently, entitled 'The Making and Breaking of a Mining Community' by local historian Des Cowman.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135871897
  • 9786135871890