Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Laois

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. Laois.


  • Place
    Kilcolemanbane
  • County
    Laois
  • Parish
    Kilcolemanbane
  • Content
    Kilcolmanbane, A parish, partly in the barony of Cullinagh, but chiefly in that of Maryborough East, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 2 1/2 miles (S.S.E.) from Maryborough (portlaoise) on the road from that place to Ballinakill; containing 1233 inhabitants. It is a rectory and a vicarage, in the diocese of Leighlin, and forms part of the union of Maryborough; the tithes amount to £160. In the Roman Catholic divisions also it is part of the union or district of Maryborough. About 35 children are educated in a public and 55 in a private school.