It's mentioned in a few Old I.R.A. documents, and elsewhere in cases where People are tracing their Relatives.
It was a Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks. One local Historian (P.G.) will tell of it also;
- of how the Ballybrit boys would be smoking around it - a meeting place, one supposes.
- and of how its Gable End was used as a kind of Handball alley.
http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V1,534277,729741,7,9 where it is marked as "Constabulary"
^Copyright - O.S.I. Circa the 1890's plus. "Smithy", one presumes, was a Blacksmith in Pollkeen, and there was many of them.
A Man by the Name of Eugene Igoe, may have been stationed here.
Flashearth Map (new window)
Coordinates; 53.313621 , -8.986446
See the 1911 Census