Faricks Lane

Drumgallan, Crossbane, Armagh/Monaghan Unapproved Road

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  • The road was spiked in 1956.

  • The road was blown up in 1972 on the northern side.

  • The crater was very deep as the road crossed a bog. This made it easy for the British Army to place the charges deep into the ground.

  • This crossing was filled in but not as quickly as the other main routes.

  • This was crossing was known to be an egg smuggling route.

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