Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Kilkenny

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. Kilkenny.

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    COOLAGHMORE, a parish, in the barony of KELLS, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (S.S.E.) from Callan, on the road to Clonmel (Co. Tipperary); containing 1417 inhabitants.

    This parish comprises 5332 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £4196 per annum.

    It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, and forms part of the union of Callan. the tithes amount to £383.10. per annum

    In the Roman Catholic divisions also it forms part of the union or district of Callan, and has a chapel at Coolagh.