Jonesborough Bridge

Jonesborough, Carrickaneena, Armagh/Louth Unapproved Road

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memories

  • This crossing was spiked up until the late 1960's but was open from that point on.

  • It was a major pig smuggling route as there was no customs huts along this road.

  • In 1989 the two highest ranking RUC officers Chief Superintendent Harry Breen and Superintendent Bob Buchanan killed in the troubles, were shot on the Northern side of this crossing returning from a meeting with the Garda in Dundalk.

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