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- Local ruins.
There is a townland called Corlisland a little distance from the school. Long ago there was a king's castle in the townland the ruins of which are still to be seen.
A man called Garret Mór owned the castle he was a very rich man and owned all the lands around Mayo. He had an army of soldiers under his command. he had a dungeon underground and if any of his soldiers disobeyed him, he would put them into the dungeon to punish them. He used to keep a lot of hounds and had a large kennel for them the ruins are still to be seen, one of the soldiers was(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.