Object of the Week - Book Jacket for the Trail of the Black & Tans

This book, published in the autumn of 1921 was written under a pseudonym 'The hurler on the ditch' and the true author was Emily Ussher (nee Jebb) 1872-1935 of Cappagh House.  

She married Beverly Grant Ussher (1867-1956).  On his retirement in 1914 they settled at his family home at Cappagh.  They had one child, Percival Arland Ussher, writer and philosopher

Emily recorded life at Cappagh and West Waterford during the revolutionary period in an unpublished manuscript.

Object of the Week - Erinox Cubes Tin

These cubes were made at Clover Meats in Waterford who opened a factory at Christendom in Ferrybank in the 1920s.  

They introduced Erinox Cubes in 1937.  They were very popular during 'The Emergency' and were used as a substitute for tea.