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- When Pollock had evicted the thirteen hundred families that once lived on his estates his agent, George Lowe discovered that there was a two roomed thatched cottage still standing and occupied on the outskirts of his estate at Cúl Pairc near Creggs.This was at the end of the old road leading from Creggauns to Aughagad West. It was occupied by a tailor named Pat Kelly, and to Pollock and his agent it looked an eyesore on the estate. They immediately give him notice to quit, but found to their disgust that their legal difficulties were unsurmountable. This house was built on an ancient boundary, the bedroom being on the Packenham-Mahon estate in the parish of Athleague, Barony of Athlone and County of Roscommon, and the kitchen on the Pollock estate, in the parish of Kilbegnet, Barony of Ballymoe and County of Galway.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.