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'''From the Brewery history Society Journakl number 91'''
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Watkins was reputed to be the oldest commercial brewery in Ireland, and dates back to 1536 when the monastery on this site was closed. They held leases that dated back to 1691. In the hands of Sir James Taylor this brewery was the largest in Ireland. Brewers of porter with markets in Dublin and Belfast plus an export trade, they were in business until 1937 when the brewery closed. Watkins sold it to the Darley family who in turn sold it on to the Maguire family.
 
Watkins was reputed to be the oldest commercial brewery in Ireland, and dates back to 1536 when the monastery on this site was closed. They held leases that dated back to 1691. In the hands of Sir James Taylor this brewery was the largest in Ireland. Brewers of porter with markets in Dublin and Belfast plus an export trade, they were in business until 1937 when the brewery closed. Watkins sold it to the Darley family who in turn sold it on to the Maguire family.

Latest revision as of 12:33, 15 July 2019

The Dublin premises
Their entry in the Trade Mark Directory

Joseph Watkins & Co, 22 Ardee Street, Dublin, Ireland.

The oldest Dublin brewery, reputed to date back to 1536. Merged with Jameson, Pim & Co. Ltd 1905 to form Watkins, Jameson,Pim & Co. Ltd and brewing concentrated at Ardee Street.

Ceased 1937.


From the Brewery history Society Journal number 91

Watkins was reputed to be the oldest commercial brewery in Ireland, and dates back to 1536 when the monastery on this site was closed. They held leases that dated back to 1691. In the hands of Sir James Taylor this brewery was the largest in Ireland. Brewers of porter with markets in Dublin and Belfast plus an export trade, they were in business until 1937 when the brewery closed. Watkins sold it to the Darley family who in turn sold it on to the Maguire family.

The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890.

Joseph Watkins & Co, 22 Ardee Street, Bray, Ireland.

Brewed here between 1888 and 1899. A branch of Jameson, Pim & Co. Ltd., Dublin.


Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 9,079

Description  : Shamrock leaf in circle
Date of Application  : 20/9/1876
Used Prior to 1870?  : NO


Registration No  : 285,305
Description  : Label designs
Date of Application  : 11/08/1906
Used Prior to 1870?  : NO


Registration No  : 285,306/7
Description  : Label designs
Date of Application  : 08/11/1906

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO