Story Me

Stories and More from the People of Kingston and Frontenac County

Nora, who would give a grumpy old fart a free pint? Nobody! So that’s why I have to make somebody laugh, to get a free pint.

October 10, 2017

Interview with Tony Dowling

Kingstonian Tony Dowling tells Margi McKay about Bob Earls, nicknamed “The Earl of Rathcoole”, who lived in the Dowlings’ chicken coop in Rathcoole, Ireland for a time in the 1960s.

In the Dowlings’ back yard in Rathcoole, Ireland, 1960s (L to R: Nora Dowling, Jimmy Dowling, Bob Earls)