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.

  • Place
    Kilnabronogue, Kilmalanogue
  • County
  • Parish
    Kilnabronogue, Kilmalanogue
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    KILNABRONOGUE or KILMALANOGUE, a parish in the barony of LONGFORD, county of GALWAY and province of CONNAUGHT, 3 miles (N. E.) from Portumna on the road to Eyrecourt; containing 988 inhabitants.

    It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Clonfert, forming part of the union of Clonfert; the rectory is partly appropriate to the see, and partly to the vicarage, the tithes amount to £71. 10s. 9.25d., of which £17.17s. 8.25d., is payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners and £53. 13s. 1d., to the vicar.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it is part of the union or district of Portumna.

    In the adoining parish of Clontuskert is a convent of Dominican friars, at Boulas, who superintend a school of about 300 children.