Last Letter to Rathcoole ~ By ​Michael Noctor

Rathcoole village was bypassed in 1968 by the N7. A ramble along its thoroughfare on a busy afternoon would give reason to believe the offending dual carriageway no longer exists, as the little village returns to the state of hustle and bustle of yesteryear. A village with many examples of beautiful architecture from centuries past, whose walls if they could talk, would recount many fascinating tales from those centuries.
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On the outer wall of the Anglican Church, situated on the Dublin side of the village,
there is a commemorative plaque. It bears the names Fyans and Molloy, two men
who were executed several yards from the church for their part in the 1798 rebellion
– deliberately causing the food poisoning of some of King George III’s fine soldiers.


Read the whole article on Michael Noctor's Website