Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Louth

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    CLONKEEHAN, a parish, in the barony and county of LOUTH, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (N. E.) from Ardee; containing 333 inhabitants.

    The river Glyde separates this parish from those of Tallanstown and Maplestown, but it is connected with the latter by a bridge on the road from Ardee to Dundalk. The parish comprises, according to the Ordnance survey, 605 statute acres, the-thirds of which are included within the demesne of Corballis, the seat of T. Lee Norman, Esq.

    It is a rectory, in the diocese of Armagh and is part of the union of Charlestown, or Philipstown : the tithes amount to £46. 3s. 1d. The church is in ruins.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Tallanstown.