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.
ContentKILMEEN, a parish, in the barony of LEITRIM, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 3 miles (E.) from Loughrea, on the road to Eyrecourt ; containing 852 inhabitants.
Here are Ballydoogan, the seat of W. Burke, Esq. ; and Rathfarn, of J. Tally, Esq.
It us a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Tuam, forming the corps of the prebend of Kilmeen in the cathedral of Tuam, and in the patronage of the Archishop; the tithes amount to £116. 6s. 1.75d.
The Roman Catholic parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church, and has a small chapel.
About 100 children educated in a private school. There are the ruins of a castle at Ballydoogan.