The Local ForgeThe nearest forge to my district is situated in the village of Kilconnell.
This forge is in the parish of Kilconnell.This forge is a centre for story - telling. When men meet at the forge and while they are waiting for their horses to be shod they spend the time telling stories.This forge is owned by a man called Mr Dooley. Mr Dooley's father and grandfather worked in this forge long ago.There is supposed to be a cure in the water in which the blacksmith cools the irons. It is supp-
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- Bridie Maloney