Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.

  • Place
    Castle Plunket Village
  • County
    Roscommon
  • Parish
    Baslick
  • Content
    CASTLE-PLUNKET, a village in the parish of BASLICK, barony of BALLINTOBBER, county of ROSCOMMON, and province of CONNAUGHT, 5 1/2 miles (E. by S.) from Castlerea; the population is returned with the parish.

    It is situated on the road from Strokestown to Castlerea, and comprises about 40 cabins. The vicinity is bare of trees, with the exception of Millton, the seat of Roderic O'Conner, Esq., where the woods extend down a gentle slope to a turlough of nearly 200 acres, and have a rich appearance. Fairs are held here on the first Thursday (O.S.) in May, Aug 13th and Oct 11th.
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