The Local Landlords.
In olden times, there were many Landlords in this district.
They owned farms consisting of a few thousand acres each. They lived in beautiful residences each called "House"; employed a large staff of servants entertained lavishly and then on the other hand they were sometimes very tyrannical in their treatment of the tenants on their estates.
In the Charlestown area near Drumsna the landlord was
- Vincent O' Beirne