Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Kilkenny

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    DONEMAGAN, a parish, in the barony of KELLS, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (E. by S.) from Callan, on the King's river; containing 1162 inhabitants.

    It comprises 3447 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act; and is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher. The tithes amount to £184 12 3 3/4 .

    In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a district, which also comprises the parishes of Kilree, Ballytobin, and Kilmoganny, and part of Kells; and contains the chapels of Donemagan and Kilmogannny.

    About 115 children are educated in two private schools, and a Sunday school is held in the R. C. chapel.