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About Jack O’Shea

Unbeknownst to me, my butchery training with my father, Dairmuid, began about as soon as I could walk. Rural Ireland in the 1970s was wonderful but rough. The family abattoir was, literally within spitting distance of the house kitchen and it bore absolutely no resemblance to the clinical modern version of a slaughterhouse, which is […]

Jack O’Shea at young age

I was born in County Tipperary, Ireland, in 1972. My family and ancestors before me have been butchers, victuallers, cattlemen, drovers, and slaughtermen for at least ten generations in the local area, and many family characters found themselves operating in the most curious of places around the globe from South Africa to Australia, Panama to […]