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T&J Macken - Building Contractors

Post by Micheál » Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:10 pm

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This photo of T&J Macken, Building Contractors has been on display at the checkout at Irish Building Supplies (IBS) in Patrick Street for years. I scanned it today in the hope that the forum would find it interesting and maybe someone could put names to those in the frame - or know someone who can. A caption at the rere indicates that it was taken at Carysfort Convent in 1936

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Post by Holla » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:53 pm

Around 30 years ago I worked with a man who had been in the building trade for many years,he wasn"t a great fan of mackens and said when he worked the sites this was a saying amongst some of the tradesmen "get packen heres macken"



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Post by Kite » Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:44 pm

I take it that was a drop side off one of their lorries!



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Post by spudseamus » Sat Dec 24, 2011 1:10 am

Kite wrote:I take it that was a drop side off one of their lorries!


well spotted!!



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Post by Enviro500 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 1:31 am

Spud & Mary,
I am up late or so are you there in the Colonies.. MERRY XMAS TO YOU BOTH AND THE FAMILY...also a good 2012 amd keep prospectin'

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Post by spudseamus » Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:45 am

Enviro500 wrote:Spud & Mary,
I am up late or so are you there in the Colonies.. MERRY XMAS TO YOU BOTH AND THE FAMILY...also a good 2012 amd keep prospectin'

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Post by Navanman » Thu May 10, 2012 11:14 pm

and not a hi-vis jacket in sight



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Re: T&J Macken - Building Contractors

Post by Rocker » Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:45 pm

grammer wrote:Image
We never got any names for this photo. My old pal worked for Mackens most of his working life. He is late 90's now and his sight is fading but I would love to be able to tell him about this photo. Has any one any ideas ...I know the easy option is to go into IBS and ask but,...who wants easy options?????


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