Charlie Forde, born in Lisheenanoran, emigrated to Brooklyn in 1927. Joined the US army during WW2 and took part in the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. His company were specially selected to spearhead the whole attack. He was one the first off the boats that morning and died there at Omaha Beach.
A townland of 686 acres in the south-west of the parish, part of the Staunton Rochfort estate, later purchased by the Blakes of Cregg. There were 31 houses here at the time of Griffith’s Valuation.
Annaghdown Heritage Society are delighted to announce details of our summer outing. Saturday, June 15th trip to Portumna Workhouse and Portumna Castle. Itinerary: 10am bus pick up from Corrandulla11.30 – arrival at Portumna Workhouse for a guided tour, tea and
A townland of 358 acres in the west of the parish, whose population fell from 164 in 1841 to 45 in 1911. It was part of the Staunton Rochfort estate and was purchased in the Encumbered Estates Court by the Blakes of Cregg.