The Ardmore Tidy Towns Association decided that researching the residents of Ardmore in 1916 would be an appropriate way to commemorate the 1916 Centenary. Because of time constraints we focused on Main Street, Chapel Row, Ard a Mhinistir and the older end of College Road.
Johanna Looby, originally from Co. Waterford was landlady here in 1911. On the night of the census she had one boarder, Mary Roche Kelly, a school inspector from Dublin. Also living here wsa domestic servant William Sullivan, a Kildare man.