Main Ballyconnell-Derrylin Road (B127-R205 )

Scotchtown, Gortineddan, Fermanagh/Cavan Unapproved Road

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  • The road on this crossing is the main Ballyconnell - Derrylin Road which was spiked then blocked in the early 1970's.

  • The road was reopened by locals and the British Army did not block it again, but they put in place a fortified checkpoint just over the border in the Northern Ireland.

  • The Murray Brothers lived in the house right on the border the border ran through the middle of their house.

  • The manned British Army checkpoints at this crossing were attacked a number of times.

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