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 very same location. Ireland of 1896 was a place of political and social turmoil, rebellion from the old order, growth in industry and expansion of tourism and communications. This was the birth of what became known as Foleys of New Street. Into to this world they brought their family