Cheese was not made very much in this parish, only one family - Dooleys of Longford, excelled in home-made cheese. They used to kill a calf and save its stomach to obtain rennet for the cheese.In some places candles were run in moulds, there was a mould at Pratts' in Camross. Every Christmas they would kill a sheep and afterwards they would melt up the tallow and run candles.
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In recent years a spear head was found in Shrahane bog by a youth named Thompson. About 50 years ago rusty swords were dug up at the making of ditches in Rossnaclonagh near Coolrain. In Mondrehid bog a little to the rere of the ruined castle a large three legged bronze pot and a bronze sword two feet long were found, not many years ago. These are still preserved in Miss Walpole's of Mondrehid.
Between Coolrain and the Pike of Rusnall is a place called Kildrenagh,