Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Cavan

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland. Here are From-Ireland.net’s records for Co. Cavan.

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    BUTLERSBRIDGE, a village, in the parish of CASTLETERRA, barony of UPPER LOUGHTEE, county of CAVAN, and province of ULSTER, 3 miles (N.N.W.) from Cavan (town); containing about 40 houses and 211 inhabitants.

    It is pleasantly situated on the river Ballyhaise, and on the road from Cavan to Enniskillen (Co. Fermanagh), and has a fair on the second Monday in every month throughout the year.

    Here is an R. C. chapel of ease to those of Castleterra and Ballyhaise; and a daily penny post to Cavan and Belturbet has been established.