School: Smithstown, Castlecomer (roll number 14626)

Location:
Smithstown, Co. Kilkenny
Teacher:
Bríd Ní Mhórdha

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The Local Roads

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0865, Page 243

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The Yellow road, the Dysert road, the Knocnadogue road, the 'Comer road, are the Local Roads in my district.
The Yellow Road begins from the Smithstown Road and leads to Ahamucky.
The Dysert Road leads from the Knocnadogue Road to Dysert.
The Knocnadogue Road leads from Smithstown cross to Pehelan's Bridge.
The 'Comer Road leads from Castlecomer to Kilkenny.
There is no time given as to when they were made.
All of them are still in use.
There is no knowledge as to the conditions of work.
There are no paths or byways now known in the district.
There are no mountains paths or byways.
People when wanting to cross a deep river they would usually go to a shallow place or beter known as a Ford.

Collector
James Comerford
Gender
male
Informant
Mrs Minnie Comerford
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Smithstown, Co. Kilkenny
Language
English