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His background was in farming and cattle dealing and he bought the pub on impulse during one of his frequent visits to Midleton’s fair day.
At that time it had been last refurbished by the former owners, the O’Gormans, in 1897. During the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s it operated as a grocery shop and bar with a snug for the ladies.
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Thankfully it was not affected by the 1970’s lounge bar phenomena. Mike was a reliable source of information on cattle prices as well as matters of local and West Cork interest.
He maintained an interest in cattle dealing up to the early eighties.
The history of Canty’s begins with the current owner, Catherine’s dad, Michael Canty.
Mike, as he was known, came from West Cork in 1952 to buy a farm - but he bought the pub instead.