Annie Conneely (1919-2017) – Housemaid, Cloonisle, County Galway

Annie Conneely (1919-2017) – Housemaid, Cloonisle, County Galway

‘My mother sometimes smoked a pipe’, recalls Annie Conneely. ‘She would light it off the kitchen fire with a piece of paper. All my people smoked a pipe at that time. Luckily I didn’t like smoking at all.’ Annie’s people were the Conneely’s of Cloonisle Bay near...