Persse Works Token

/Persse Works Token

Persse Works Token

Persse’s Distillery Work Token

Work token from Persse’s Distillery, Nun’s Island, Galway, manufactured by Parke’s of Dublin and was used by workers to ‘clock in’. The workers deposited their token on the way to work with a ‘tally boy’. At the end of the week, payment was made for the number of days the number was recorded as being present.

Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection

Location: Storage




Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm.  Admission remains FREE but visitors will now require a ticket for their visit. Tickets can be booked online by visiting and will need to be presented either in printed format or on mobile phones at the main entrance to the museum.  In light of Covid-19 the number of visitors will be strictly controlled and those attending will have to adhere to correct social distancing and health and safety protocols so that everyone can enjoy the exhibitions in a safe and comfortable environment.

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