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We are working on this parish page and will add content here shortly. Feel free to post your message and we will respond as soon as possible. Remember to post as much information as you can with regard to the people you are researching. The more information you post, the more likely it is that one of our volunteers will be able to advise or assist you. Also include information concerning which sources you may have already used so others may further your search. Please be patient - as our programme has only begun to roll out across the island of Ireland and volunteers in some areas may not yet be organised. Thank you Collon Is a parish that is in County Louth off the Meath Border, on the N2 corridor between Dublin and Belfast. A cistercian abbey is in the centre of the village which belongs to New Mellifont. Facilities In the year 1810 the church of Ireland was designed by Danial Augustine Beaufort who worked as a director dating back to the late 18th and early 19th centuries. During World war 1 between the years of 1914 - 18 great soldiers had died in battle and they were buried in the graveyard opposite the church is in memory of James Samuel Emerson whoo came from the village of cotton. Recently they set up a festival known as the Ardee Baroque Festival in comemoration of the great men. Sport Has got a Gaelic football team in senior grade. A very successful outfit winning the 4 county championships in the last 11 years, the last one was 2010.Ireland Reaching Out - www.irelandxo.com   

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