School: Saints Peter & Paul, Balbriggan

Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
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afterwards as St. Benignus the poet Saint of Ireland was Patrick's life long companion and his successor.


Napper Tandy was a Drogheda man. In Nov 1791 Tone & Tandy formed society of United Irishmen. Tandy was 1st Secretary. Grave in Julianstown Church-Yard almost unknown
In a railed in space in Church-yard may be seen a large stone erected by Napper Tandy to the memory of his family. After many adventures he died in a foreign land. His body was landed at night at Annagassean & coffin brought to Juliantstown. 1792; £50 was offered for his arrest-warrant signed by his own two neighbours - Foster of Collon & Conyghan of Slane. Arrested in Chancery Lane Dublin - asked togo into room for his hat, locked door, escaped by window- hunted & had to leave. An Irish emigrant afterwards landed in U.S.A wrote home. "I met with Napper Tandy.

Legend of Rock a Bill

Balor Beimeann - Farney - Cow & Calf. Evil eye - turned cow & calf immediately into granite - Light house to day.