knocked down the house and ordered the priests not to live on his land which he ruled over. Then the priests went to live down near Mohill.
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Gortletteragh Church 9-1-1939
The parish Church that we have now was going to be knocked by Lord Leitrim because he was a Protestant and it was a Catholic Church. Father Fitzgerald was parish priest at that time. He had the keys of the Church and would not give them to Lord Leitrim. Lord Leitrim wanted to knock the Church because it was on his land. He never wanted to leave the church there. The church was going to be destroyed in the year 1856. The curate of the parish was Father Sleivin. Lord Leitrim ownes all the land around the church. Where Lord Leitrim used to live was two