Ards Friary

In 1610 Sir Arthur Chichester, then Lord Deputy suggested the granting of a substantial parcel of  land to Turlough Óg O’Boyle in and around Creeslough, and embracing what became known as Ard’s Demesne. It comprised some 2000 acres. The proposal was approved on certain stipulations. One was that O’Boyle would…..

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