Talks

THE RISE AND FALL OF JOHN SPICER’S ‘MODEL BAKERY’ BALBRIGGAN (part 1, 1904 to c.1942)

with Frank Whearity

Balbriggan Library

01/10/2019 at 6:30pm

Frank will discuss the establishment of John Spicer’s Balbriggan bakery (1904–c.1999) and the subsequent battle for the lucrative contract to supply bread and meal to the Balrothery Poor Law Union at Ballough. Don’t miss this talk with its many stories of business rivalries and the characters who worked in the baking trade.

Booking required.