Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Meath

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary comprises of several cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland. Here are From-Ireland.net’s records for Co. Meath.


  • Place
    Kilbride (Dunboyne)
  • County
    Meath
  • Parish
    Kilbride (Dunboyne)
  • Content
    KILBRIDE, a parish, in the barony of DUNBOYNE, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 4.50 miles (N. by E.) from Clonee, on the road from Dublin City to Ratoath; containing 279 inhabitants.

    It is a chapelry, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Dunboyne, in which the tithes are included. The church is in ruins.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it forms part of the union or district of Dunboyne and Kilbride, and has a small chapel.

    There is a private school, in which are about 30 children.

    On the lands of Ballintra are the remains of a Danish fort.