Located on the main Askeaton to Rathkeale road before the railway crossing. All of Cappagh was served by Ballingrane post office.. The following information is given for Ballingrane post office in 1866
Ballingrane post office is in the parish of Nantenan
Population of Nantenan 1,039
Population of Cappagh 233
In the late 1950’s we have to realise that generally people did not have their own landlines. Jim Culloty remembers a telegram coming from Rathkeale for Joe Carroll, Loughane to come to the post office to ring the hospital for news of his mother’s failing health. It seems incomprehensible in this era of mobile phones.