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Burke’s Distillery Token

Museum Reg: Comerford House Collection
Location: Storage

Burke’s Distillery was located at Quay St, Galway, and also known as the Quarter Barrel Distillery. Tokens were given to carters for every barrel delivered to the docks for shipment – the tokens were then redeemed for payment at the end of the week. The distillery closed c. 1850.

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