Sweetman & Co

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Sweetman & Co, Francis Court Brewery, 20/22 Francis Street, Dublin, Ireland.

Established 1755.

Acquired by Casey's Drogheda Brewery Ltd. in 1890.

Closed 1895. See also S.R.Conron & Co, Hornchurch, London.


From the Brewery History Society Journal Number 91

Sweetman was a name synonymous with brewing in Dublin.

In 1730 there were five separate breweries in the hands of this family. They were great porter brewers with local and export markets and traded until 1895 when the Francis Street brewery closed.

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 90,431

Description  : Pony & trap
Date of Application  : 14/6/1889

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO