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2020-05-20 15:54
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This little graveyard is situated on the shores of Colga lake.
A rough road leads to it from the main road between Sligo and Manorhamilton.
It is used as a burial place for many years. There our ancestors lie in peace awaiting the last call.
Each family own a grave. Sometimes four or more families own one grave but this leads to trouble from time to time.
The remains of a church are still to be seen at the gate. It is supposed that monks lived there. The word Clogher is taken from "Cloe" a convent. The plot slopes to the west and is enclosed by a high wall. A large iron gate is to the southern side.
Priests who were natives of the district lie buried in this plot. There are many trees in the graveyard. Some graves have flowers round them others have box wood.
There are very old tomb stones - they are flat stones. There are a few wooden