Slater’s Directory for Co Tipperary Ireland in 1846 list a number of Fannings and Darmodys in various trades in Thurles.
Patrick Fanning is listed as a baker at Main St;
John Fanning as a leather seller in Main St ;
John Darmody was also a leather seller in Main St.
Under Public Houses are listed Edward Fanning at Pudding Lane, John Fanning at Main St and Patrick Fanning also at Main St.
Patrick Fanning of Main St Thurles under Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Anne Fanning of Gaol St Thurles is listed under Public Houses.
John Sheehan of Quarry St is also under Public Houses. Sarah Fanning, sister of William Patrick Fanning (1812-1876) my gggrandfather, married John Sheehan and they lived in Quarry Street and had a grocer’s/pub.
Thomas Fanning of New St under Shopkeepers and Dealers in Sundries.