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Christy Waldron (b. 1932) of Cloghanover, Co. Galway – Clock & Watch Repairman

‘Did you never hear of the Wag of the Wall?’ asks Christy, somewhat incredulously. ‘It was the first clock to come along after the Sun Dial. It had a big, long pendulum with chains and two weights. A man brought one into me once … it had been lying idle and there was no wear on it. I got it going beautiful for him and he was delighted.’