Category: Timeline Stories

All timeline stories.

The New Generation

is the time of today’s generation of Foleys to make their mark, to continue the great tradition started in 1896 by Charlie and Ellen Foley. Over 120 years later Colm Foley took on the challenge that was begun by his great grandparents, continued seamlessly through to the generations of today…Read More

Dark Times

Tragedy struck the family with the sudden death of Charles eldest son of Charlie & Noreen. Eileen their next eldest child returned from nursing in Cork to help with the running of the family business. Eileen went on to marry Colm Foley from Killorglin. The birth of their first born..Read More

New beginnings

Charlie begun a new chapter at 101 New Street, Charlie stepped into his father’s shoes as master of the house. Having married Noreen Lyne of the famous Kerry footballing family, together they continued the operation of the public house and grocery and raised their own young family. These times were..Read More

The Beginning

Charlie Foley and his wife Ellen returned from Liverpool to their native county Kerry. On November 13th that year together they purchased 101 New Street from the estate of Lord Kenmare, here both embarked upon an adventure that to this day still proudly bears the Foley name and in the..Read More