School: Coratillon

Location:
Corratillan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
Michael O' Beirn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0966, Page 278

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There are some very old roads in this locality. The by-roads are known by the names of the townlands through which they pass.

The oldest by-road in this locality is Arderry lane. It was made in the Famine period in Ireland, 1846-47 as relief work. Another old by-road is one that leads through the townland of Teeboy. Long ago it was only a foot path, and a cart or side car could not travel on it. In this district there are several short cuts or near ways. They lead through fields to the R.C. Church and from one main road to another. There are two main roads in this district, one leads from the town of Swanlinbar to Ballinamore and the other leads from, Corlough to Glengevlin. Long

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Collector
Róisín Byrne
Gender
female
Address
Muineal, Co. Cavan
Informant
Mr Michael Byrne
Gender
male
Address
Muineal, Co. Cavan
Language
English