School: An Clochar, Cara Droma Ruisc

Location:
Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
An tSr. Emerentia

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0209, Page 312

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18. Lough Scur.
About half mile from the village of Ceshcarrigan is situated the far-famed Lough Scur, which was once the seat of Mc Reynolds Castle. It also contains the ruins of an old jail. There is a cromlech on the side of the road about a mile from Keshcarrigan. In the Mc Reynold's time people were hanged in the old jail. Mc Reynolds was killed by a soldier from Longford in retaliation for the murder of his sister by Mc Reynolds.

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Language
English
Location
Carrick-on-Shannon