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3 Smoothing Irons - Iranai

Eachléim Heritage Centre
Aughleam, Belmullet, County Mayo

  • Tailors or dressmakers iron oblong in shape, base with rapped handle. Height of handle approx 5 inches. Brown/black in colour. Depth of base approx 2.5 inches
  • Triangular shape base with handle. Handle height 4.5 inches. Iron is black in colour and has inscriptions on it - Figure 3 and 900 cannon. Depth of base 1.75 inches
  • Triangular shape base with handle. Handle height is 4 inches. Brown/black in colour. Depth of base 1.75 inches

Used to smooth or iron clothes by tailors, dressmakers and domestic prior to installation of electricity

  • Donated by Noel Cawley / Mrs Cuffe
  • Donated by sister of Eileen O'Connor
  • Gift

Ionad Deirbhle - Eachléim Heritage Centre 
| Saint Deirbhile | Fishing | Islands |

Items of interest to be viewed at the Eachléim Heritage Centre
| 3 Smoothing Irons | Blacksod Lighthouse | Churn | Claw Anchor | Corncrake | Creel | Cross Abbey | Currach | Deirbhiles Twist | Driller 1 | Driller 2 | Family on Duvillaun Island | Frying pan | Glosh Tower | Handmade leather shoes | Kettle | Last | Lighthouse effects | Old National School house on Iniskea Island | Poitín still on Duvillaun Island | Pot Oven Lid | Quilt | Saint Deirbhle's Church | Saint Deirbhle's Grave | Saint Deirbhle's Holy Well | Scuffler | Ship's anchor light | Skillet with lid | Slane | Sugan | Weaving outside an old cottage on Duvillaun Island |

For more information visit the Ionad Deirbhile website

Uaireanta Oscailte

10am - 6pm laethanta na seachtaine
12noon - 6pm Dé Domhnaigh

Opening Hours

10am - 6pm weekdays
12noon - 6pm Sundays

Ionad Deirbhle
Eachléim Heritage Centre 
Eachléim (Aughleam)
Belmullet
County Mayo
Ireland

Tel: +353 (0) 97 85727/28/90
Fax: +353 (0) 97 85790
Email: comhardeirbhile@gmail.com