Sir Thomas Callan Macardle

Information researched by Frank O’Callaghan – Old Dundalk Society

Sir Thomas Callan Macardle
Sir Thomas Callan MacardleBrewer
A son of Edward Henry and Margaret Macardle nee Callan.

HE came from a prominent Irish Catholic family whose fortunes were linked with Dundalk’s history as a brewing centre.

He attended St. Mary’s College, Dundalk before spending some time in England where he lived with the family of his cousin, steam ship owner, John Williams.

Thomas returned to Dundalk to run the Macardle Moore brewery shortly after the death of his father.

He was very successful in business between 1890 and 1920.

He served as a Justice of the Peace and President of Dundalk chamber of Commerce.

Thomas Callan Macardle married Minnie Lucy Ross on 24th April 1888 in the Church of the Holy Family, Dublin.

Witnesses at the marriage were Thomas Levin Moore and Nila Ross.

His “Rank / Profession” was recorded as a “Brewer”.

At this time his father Edward Henry Macardle was dead.

Thomas Callan Macardle

Thomas Callan and Mini Lucy had 5 children

Dorothy M 1889 / 1958

Kenneth H 1890 / 1916

John Ross 1891 / 1967 (Kensington, London)

Gladys Monica 1894 / ??

Donald Frederick 1900 / 1984 (Kensington, London)