School: Collon (roll number 14579)

Collon, Co. Louth
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0676, Page 283

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Belpatrick is the townland in which I live,. Altogether there is about twenty eight families living in this townland. A tributary of the Dee river flows at the back of our house, and to the east side of it a tributary of the Mattoch flows.
It is in this townland that the district called the "Leaby" is, some say that there was once a graveyard in it and that is how it derived its name, while others say it is from a piece of ground called labog, which passes through the centre of the district.