The Harrington Family Clonmeen were Dairy people in the GrehamEstate, Clonmeen. Patsy Harrington was a yardsman. Margaret (Babe) Harrington was a dairymaid and buttermaker.
Mark Harrington was also in the yard. Their wages in 1925 (Patsy and Mark) were 3 shilling, 8 pence for the day. Margaret’s wages were 2 shilling and 2 ½ pence for the day.
Mark Harrington was held in Spike Island for a period during the War of Independence.
Tom Harrington did not work in the Dairy. He had a hackney car for a number of years.
In later years the Harringtons got some land in Curraghrour (1936) as a result of Land Commission Division of part of the Greham Estate and also a Land Commission House. They had a small herd of dairy cattle. Mark also worked in the Forestry Service a lot of the time in Mount Hillary Forest.
Tom Harrington was very interested in sports and was a member of BanteerSports Committee in the 1940’s, 1050’s and early 1960’s