Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Dublin

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. Dublin.

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    KILLEEK, or KILLAUGH,a parish, in the barony of NETHERCROSS, county of DUBLIN, and province of LEINSTER, 1 1/2 miles (W.) from Swords, on the road from Dublin to the Naul; containing 175 inhabitants, and 805 statute acres.

    It is a curacy, in the diocese of Dublin, forming part of the union of Swords. The rectory is appropriate to the economy estate of St. Patrick's cathedral, Dublin; the tithes amount to £169. 3s. 5 1/2d

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it is part of the union or district of Finglas and St. Margaret's.

    Near New Place are the extensive ruins of a magnificent mansion; and there are some remains of the church.