A History of Loughshinny and its Environs

Paper 211

Lecture – 1999

Author – Pratt, George

Published in: Time & Tide Vol 5

Interesting account of this small village, giving details of the fort of Drummanagh which, it is speculated, may have been a landing place for Roman traders. Also there is a history of the copper mining which went on in the area. This, however, seems to have yielded what has been described as low grade ore.