Local history project by pupils of St. Patrick's B.N.S, Castlebar

 

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When did Michael Davitt die?  

He died in 1906.Here you see a picture of his funeral in Straide with the church (now the Davitt Memorial museum) in the background.

 

When was Straide abbey built? The abbey in Straide dates back to the 13th century. You can still see some of the stone carvings in the old abbey today.  

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