School: Dulargy (roll number 13670)

Doolargy, Co. Louth
James Mc Creesh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0660, Page 026

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This means the sally-ridge but there is no traces of these trees in it at present.
It has two fine raths. The one beside Mrs Dunne's house id a good specimen with a cave in the centre. Mrs Dunne's son told me he once entered it with a candle and that is built of sandstone roofed with flags. When you are a short distance there are side entrances containing little chambers but he was afraid to explore it to any considerable distance. Mrs Dunne and family have a great dislike to allowing anyone to interfere with the cave.

In Mr. Fagan's field a rath is also to be seen. this was explored some time ago but no trace of urns of bones was found. These also dislike entering into the cave.


This is a small townland adjoining Drumnasilla. The only ancient monument here is a rath with a cave in Mrs. Murphy's field. Her late husband had such a superstition about this rath that when a few stones were removed from it by his family he insisted on them being put back.