School: Kilmore Convent School

Kilmore, Co. Wexford
Sr. Lorcan Ní Riain

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Ancient Buildings - Ruins of Wind Mills

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0877, Page 156

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Ancient Buildings
Ruins of Wind Mills
Up to about fifty years ago wind mills were in use in the district of Kilmore. On the road to Bridgetown about a quarter of a mile from Kilmore Village stands the ruins of an old wind-mill.

About a mile and a half fro Kilmore in the direction of Ballyhealy there is another wind mill at Booley's Cross. This mill is quite intact but is not used for grinding purposes.