Goul River

 

The Goul river which has it’s source in the hills of Slieveardagh was once home to the milling industry with Stanley’s mill in Urlingford, Barton’s mill at Ballinfrase, Begadons mill at historical Aghmacart and Bailey’s mill at Newtown situated on her banks. There is also many other historical sites close to the Goul river such as the¬†ancient burial site at Parknahown uncovered by the construction of the M8 Motorway. At a place known as O’Sullivan’s Island 3km west of Durrow, the Goul and Erkina rivers meet.

Image: Bailey’s Mill, near Cullohill on the Goul River.