Persse Works Token

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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

 


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