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Granard - Links
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Granard - Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837
Granard, a market and post-town (formerly a parliamentary borough), and a parish, partly in the barony of Ardagh, but chiefly in that of Granard, county of Longford, and province of Leindter, 12 miles (N. E by E.) from Longford town, and 59 (W.N.W.) from Dublin city, on the road from Edgeworthstown to Virginia (Co. Cavan) containing 10,315 inhabitants.

History of Granard - http://granard.harp.net/granard.htm

Kiernan family of Granard
Bridget and Peter Kiernan, the parents of Kitty Kiernan (1892-1945) - Michael Collins' fiancée, owned the Greville Arms Hotel, a grocery shop, a hardware store, a timber
and undertaking business as well as a bar. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitty_Kiernan