Amenities and general information
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Amenities in Ballycastle parish, from Irish Tourist Association Survey, 1943
This section of the survey contains a brief description of Ballycastle village with interesting comments on water supply and sewage facilities. Other amenities include a dance-hall that also functioned as an occasional cinema, a public library, church two banks. Under the heading of industries there is mention of flax-scutching, a sawmill and corn mill. Use of the spinning-wheel was common in the area at the time. there were schools in Ballycastle (Sisters of Mercy), Kilbride, Killeen, Glenurla, Belderg and Glencalry.
The headings for the survey are listed below. Clicking on the heading will open the relevant section in the survey.