Update on Celtic and Clara Toy Dolls

When speaking with Tommy Burke at Supervalu today I discovered that the Toy Factory at Pound Hill (Hegarty Street) was known as Celtic Toys 1965 – 1977.   When Tommy and his dedicated Staff took over it became known as Clara Toys (& Clothing Co.) 1978 – 2004.   We had lots of interest in our recent Bob Emprimo Doll feature.   Many thanks to Tommy for such an interesting update.    (S.R.)

“Clara Toys” Doll Comes Home!

Bob Emprimo from America presents the "Clara Toys" Doll to Seán Radley for Millstreet Museum at "Nibbles Food Emporium", West End, Millstreet on Friday, 1st April 2011.

Having been alerted by Michael (Cashman) on www.millstreet.ie that available to purchase on eBay there was an original doll which had been manufactured in Millstreet’s “Clara Toys” Factory and bought for £5.50 at Blarney Woollen Mills quite some years ago, Bob Emprimo arranged to bid for and [read more …] ““Clara Toys” Doll Comes Home!”