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Old Adverts #82 – Sweet Afton Cigarettes, 1956-64




Sweet Afton cigarettes made in Dundalk by PJ Carroll and smoked by  Margot Tenenbaum (Gwyneth Paltrow) in the movie The Royal Tenenbaums.
More on this here (IMDB)

More on Sweet Afton  – wikipedia.

Above Adverts (1956,57,64) scanned from GAA match programmes.

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    • Yes. His sister had lived near Dundalk (Stephenstown) and she is buried in the graveyard of ‘The Green Church” opposite Carrolls factory. The name stems from a Burns’s poem “flow gently sweet Afton”


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