Agher (County Meath)

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Agher is a crossroads in the plains of the county is situated 2 miles close to Summerhill.
In the centre of the town lies a newsagents which the Nangle family currently own the premises over a century. Also in the town lies a post office.
Towards the outskirts of the town lies a house which was built in the 18th century. The building consisted of a couple of bathrooms and restrooms. On the walls surrouding the area is a walkway for the community and guests, with flowers and tulips and sychamore trees all on view for those who like horticulture. Back in the year of the 1930s there were many people working around the house to make it look professional, those that worked were mainly chefs/ caterers, a butler, housekeeper, bus driver, carpenter and a gardener. Colonel winter sold the estate to a commissioner who was over the property at the time. The land for the public was split into segments so that each person would have there own territory to do their business. In 1947 the commission decided to demolish the residence by means of dynamite. The remains of destruction were taken away by machinery and now the modern house is built in its place. It was a great dissappointment for the locals as it created people to immegrate and live the place as a hub area for the next 20 years.

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