Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Galway

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. Galway.

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    ADREGOOLE, or ADDERGOOLE, a parish, in the barony of DUNMORE, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 4 miles (w.) from Dunmore, on the river Clare, and on the road from Dunmore to Castlebar (Co. Mayo); containing 2842 inhabitants. A constabulary police force has been stationed here; and petty sessions are held every alternate week.

    It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Tuam, and forms part of the union of Tuam; the rectory is appropriate partly to the deanery and partly to the archdeaconry of Tuam. The tithes amount to £137.8.2 1/2 , of which £103.1. 1 1/2 is payable to the dean and archdeacon, and £34.7. 1. to the incumbent. At Kilconly there is a chapel of ease.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish is the head of a union or district, comprising also that of Liskeevy; the chapel, a large slated building recently erected, is situated at Milltown.

    There are three pay schools, in which are about 170 boys and 60 girls.