The very first day of the Kilkenny Car Boot Sale, there were only five stalls. Three belonged to Jack and the other two belonged to some friends. People came and had a laugh and some craic and after a few weeks a bank manager’s wife and a doctor’s wide came and did a stall too. This encouraged others and pretty soon the Car Boot Sale was starting to grow.
Jack’s wife then began to make tea and sandwiches for people that came to the Car Boot Sale and over the years this has grown and is now the fully equipped restaurant that you’ll find on the premises every Sunday. After a couple more years, there were so many cars turning up that a dedicated car park even had to be organised to keep all the cars from parking on the roadside!