Draffins Crossing

Tomogrow, Milltown, Armagh/Monaghan Unapproved Road

memories

  • This crossing was spiked in 1956-57.

  • The bridge at this crossing was blocked by a concrete barrier. A Protestant farm was situated right beside the crossing. The crossing/bridge was never blown up.

  • Locals crossed the river to the side of the blocked bridge; a car could pass if the water was not too high.

  • No action was ever taken by locals to reopen the crossing.

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