Castlelost (County Westmeath)

Castlelost Civil Parish is located in the barony of Fartullagh which comprises of the town of Rochford-Bridge. It has a monastery which was founded in the village of Rathyne. A person by the name of St. Carthag had a class of 867 monks that he had gathered over a 40 year period. The monks had helped themselves encase of difficulty with their roles of work. There was very little lessons learned in the school in relation to the religions that they were going under. King Blathmac told the monks to scatter from the monastery, all that was remaining of the monastery was a saint where he tried to keep the monastery in good shape. He had died in the year 636 anno domini. Abbotts in the monastery were there till the year 783, until that period of time there were no monastery was not used by anybody and it remained dormer ever since. The bog of allen lies near the parish, and it is a very big bog of 10794 acres.

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