Anna’s ‘Nenagh’ and Rose’s ‘Clonmel’ doll prams

Anna, in Co Wicklow and Rose, in Limerick, were both the proud owners of beautiful Irish made doll prams.

Castle Brand, Nenagh. Irish Aluminium Company. Castle Brand is a tributary reference to Nenagh Castle.

The second pram label reads Clonmel. Our research is ongoing. Do get in touch if you have any information.

email: mmcallister@museumofchildhood.ie

The Irish Aluminium Company Ltd‘s first factory was established in 1934 by a number of local businessmen who had been struggling to find a way of offering employment to a town that had had long been suffering the ill affects of the 1930s global depression. Their names: Messrs. ODriscoll, Flannery, Cassidy and Flynn of the Nenagh Industrial Development Association

Simon O’Duffy on a brief history of Castle Brand:

https://www.independent.ie/news/a-brief-history-of-castle-brand/27439155.html