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
    Curran Village
  • County
    Derry, Londonderry
  • Parish
  • Content
    CURRAN, a village, in the detached portion of the parish of MAGHERA, barony of LOUGHINSHOLIN, county of LONDONDERRY, and province of ULSTER, 3 miles (N. E.) from Maghera; containing 34 houses and 174 inhabitants.

    This village is situated on the road from Tobbermore to Castledawson, and on the river Moyola, which is here crossed by a handsome bridge. Fairs are held on June 23rd and November 22nd, for cattle and pigs; and there is a large flour-mill in the village.

    Here are a male and female school under the National Board. The land around the village, except on the banks of the river Moyola, is poor; there are large and valuable bogs extending hence to Tobbermore.