Historic table returned to Skehan’s bar

Ger Cornally, Beakstown, Thurles  putting rhe finishing touches on the table after he restored it to it's former glory.
The table on which author, poet and Irish revolutionary Charles Kickham was laid out in Skehan’s, Thurles on August 27th 1882 has been returned to the public house after 40 years having rested in an outhouse in the Horse and Jockey for much of the time.

The table on which author, poet and Irish revolutionary Charles Kickham was laid out in Skehan’s, Thurles on August 27th 1882 has been returned to the public house after 40 years having rested in an outhouse in the Horse and Jockey for much of the time.

The table on which author, poet and Irish revolutionary Charles Kickham was laid out in Skehan’s, Thurles on August 27th 1882 has been returned to the public house after 40 years having rested in an outhouse in the Horse and Jockey for much of the time.

Skehan’s proprietor Pat Lineen, was thrilled to receive a call from Thomas Skehan, Horse and Jockey stating that table had been discovered during a clearout of the shed. It had been used for many years as a work bench and had a vice fitted for good measure.

See this weeks issue of The Tipperary Star for full story.