Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Kildare

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. Kildare.

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    BALLAGHMOON, a parish, in the barony of KILKEA and MOONE, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (S. w. by S.) from Castledermot ; containing 311 inhabitants.

    This parish is situated on the confines of the county of Carlow, and comprises 2042 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act.

    It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Dublin and forms part of the union of Castledermot : the tithes amount to £110.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union or district of Castledermot.