Folklorist and author Terry Fagan tweetz:
(First pic) 1960. Avondale Dairy, Waterford Street next door to Mitchel’s Rosary Beads factory. It was here in 1960s my brother aged 7/ 8 was caught stealing rosary beads. He was sentenced to 7 years Artane industrial school, escaped, capture, sent to Letterfrack ind sch, & FerryHouse ind sch.
(Second pic) He was rescued from FerryHouse Industrial School, spent two years dressed up as a girl to avoid capture, he was captured on his last year of freedom, sent to Marlborough House detention center & St Patrick’s institution to finish his last year. Photo Waterford St off Gardiner St