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Ormond Printing Co

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Feardiadh at the Ford jig-saw 1940

Feardiadh at the Ford jig-saw

Feardiadh at the Ford jig-saw book with illustration by Kathleen Ennis, c.1940.

Ormond Printing Co. Ltd

Ormond Printing Co. Ltd

During the 1930s The Ormond Printing Co. Ltd produced playing cards for the Irish market with a distinctive ace of spades, joker and court cards. In 1935 the firm was acquired as a manufacturing facility for Waddington’s cards in Eire.

Playing Cards from Ireland

Playing Cards from Ireland

During the nineteenth century playing cards were being produced in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.