Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

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

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    TULLOWCRINE, a parish, in the barony of IDRONE WEST, county of CARLOW, and province of LEINSTER 5.25 miles (S.S.W) from Carlow town , on the road from Leighlin-bridge to Castlecomer (Co. Kilkenny), and on the river Barrow containing 1348 inhabitants.

    It is an impropriate cure, in the diocese of Leighlin, forming part of the union of Old Leighlin : the rectory is appropriate to the Dean and Chapter. The tithes amount to £300.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union or district of Leighlin-bridge.