Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Limerick

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. Limerick.

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    BALLYNACLOGH or DOLLARDSTOWN, a parish in the barony of COONAGH, county of LIMERICK, and province of MUNSTER, 1.50 miles (N. by W.) from Pallas-Greine, on the road from Limerick to Tipperary; containing 211 inhabitants. The land is everywhere of good quality, being mostly based on limestone.

    It is a rectory in the diocese of Emly, forming the corps of the prebend of Ballynaclogh in the catherdral of Emly, and one of the rectories that constitute the union of Dromkeen and corps of the Archdeaconry of Emly : the tithes amount to £46.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it is within the union of Greine or Pallas-Greine; the chapel is situated in the little village of Nicker.