Posted by Brian Hoban on May 05, 2005 at 16:40:06:
In Reply to: Re: Where was the old prison in Castlebar ? posted by OLD STOCK on April 29, 2005 at 20:24:06:
Don't know all the old placenames off ther top of my head but some of them were as follows:
Tilbury Fort= Fort on Bayne's Hill now Glenfort.
Lakelawn Avenue= Brett's Boirin, Newtown
Langston's Hill= the Curragh (beside Maureen O Loughlin's.)
Lover's Lane= Westport Road b(beside Rural Training Centre.)
Poorhouse Hill= Staball
Madhouse Hill= Station Road just after Cathal Duffy's Garage- Griffins and Lallys lived here.
Pound Road= Garryduff (end of Bridget's Cres to Blackfort)
the Brass Castle= Barrack Bridge - once a tenement building.
Tom Twigg's Corner= junction of chapel St and Tucker St.
JB's Corner = corner of Main St - Gentique Jeweller's
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