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Jacob’s Biscuit Factory – an Assorted History Many parishioners have had an association with Jacob’s Biscuits over the years and perhaps this accounted for the large attendance at Wendy Williams‘ fascinating talk on Jacob’s – once the third-largest biscuit producer in the British Commonwealth. The company was founded in Waterford…

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Trip to Burtown House & Gardens, Athy, Co. Kildare On Wednesday 10 May, a beautiful blue-sky day, twelve Sandmillers set off to Burtown to visit the gardens. On arrival we enjoyed coffee in the Gallery Café where painter Lesley Fennell, mother of the present owner and daughter of artist, the…

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We had planned to kick off the New Year with a timely talk on re-using and recycling but unfortunately our guest speaker, like many others, succumbed to the flu. So at very short notice Claire Devlin, Lecturer at the Dublin School of Business, filled in with a very interesting and…

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