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. Cork.
ContentCECILSTOWN, a village, in that part of the parish of CASTLEMAGNER, which is within the barony of DUHALLOW, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 5.50 miles (W. N. W.) from Mallow ; containing 331 inhabitants.
It is situated on the road from Mallow to Kanturk, and consists of 46 houses, of which the greater number are thatched. Here is a national school, and a penny post to Mallow has been established. A constabulary police force is stationed here ; and petty sessions are held in time school-house every Monday. Cecilstown has a patent for four fairs annually, but they are not now held.