Ireland’s Vanishing ‘quirky’ shopfronts.

John Delaney’s, Tullaghought, Co Kilkenny
With its unpolished wooden cornice and elegant serif lettering, John Delaney’s bar looks unassuming – but it’s known throughout County Kilkenny for hosting lively traditional music sessions.
Open for just two days of the week, it has remained largely unchanged for decades.

‘This garage was a pit-stop when I was on my grandmother’s farm in the 1950s and 1960s,’ says Patrick Comerford, who leads the church choir in singing and who grew up near Lehane’s of Cappoquin.
The still-operational family garage opened in 1949. ‘It looks the same half a century later,’ he says.
See more Shopfronts via Last orders: Ireland’s vanishing ‘quirky’ shopfronts – in pictures | Cities | The Guardian

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