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Derrynacrit

Clonguish

Derrynacrit

Derrynacrit B. S. Sketch
Doire na Cruite, oak wood of the cruit or hump (of a hill).

Derrynacrit J. 0'D.
Derrynecrott Inq. Temp. Jac. I.

Is situated in the N. extremity of the parish, about 4� miles from Newtownforbes. Contains 115 acres.
About 2/3 of this td. is bog; the remainder is under cultivation. There are only 8 houses in the td., an these constitute a small village, in the rear of which is an ancient fort. A bye road leaves the road from Newtownforbes to Drumlish at the junction of Clonellan, Cartrongar and Breanrisk, passing through the last mentioned townland and terminating in Derrynacrit