Ruane branding iron Dunmore

Ruane branding iron

Christy Cunniffe

Ruane of Dunmore branding iron
Christy Cunniffe
Ornate R for Ruane of Dunmore
Christy Cunniffe

This  well fashioned branding iron belonged to the Ruane family of Dunmore, Co Galway. According to the source it was used for branding cattle. The R is well fashioned. The iron is thought to be about 100 years old.

Information and images supplied by Ronan O Domhnaill.

This page was added on 11/07/2018.

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