School: Mountmellick Convent (roll number 7183)

Location:
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Sr E. Clarke

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Old Forts

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0824, Page 028

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There is an old fort situated on the Bog Road between Maryborough and Mountmellick. It is called a rath. Around this there is a field.A man was looking for his cattle one night when he heard loud talking going on inside the rath.

Collector
Mary Comerford
Gender
female
Informant
Peter Dealney
Gender
male
Address
Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Language
English