School: Collon (roll number 14579)
- Collon, Co. Louth
- Bean Uí Mhathúna
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“Doctor Patrick Lyons Bishop of Kilmore first saw the light of day in Belpatrick two miles from Collon, but in Collon parish.”
Doctor Patrick Lyons Bisoph of Kilmore first saw the light of day in Belpatrick two miles from Collon, but in Collon parish.
Nicholas Dunne a very big man commonly called big Nick was born in Belpatrick. He lifted very big weights. Once when in a blacksmiths forge he lifted the anvil and brought it out on the road he challenged twelve men to go out in their twin and take it in but none of the men could do it.
Another time when going through Drogheda, the wheel broke off his cart and it filled with bags of oats, he took it on one wheel to the boat where he was going.
Thomas Goodwin of Grangegeeth can take a 14 stone bag of wheat
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- Peggy O' Reilly
- Drogheda Road, Co. Louth