On a snowy morning in Whitehall church, Drumcondra on Jan 7th 1961 Thomas W Sheridan (aka Tommy) & Eilish Conway were wed and celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently.
Tommy also turned 80 on May 15th 2020, but the party was put on ice for now!
They ran the very successful Sheridan Stores on the Market Square & for over 40 years.
They also owned the renowned Jeckyl & Hyde lounge bar which was an establishment way ahead of it's time ,in glamour and service.
The couple were also mentors to 6 other business that their children were & are involved.
Tommy was the President of the Ballinasloe Chamber of Commerce & served on the board of the Ballinasloe Vintners Association & they are both staunch supporters of their adopted town.
Eilish, is his right hand woman & together they reared 8 children, 5 girls & 3 boys. David, Mark, Julie, Gemma, Cindy, Gillian, Jennifer & Aiden. Sadly Mark passed away in 2017, gone but never forgotten.
They have 18 grandchildren & 14 great grandchildren.
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