Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Roscommon

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. Roscommon.

  • Place
    Castle Plunket Village
  • County
  • Parish
  • Content
    CASTLE-PLUNKET, a village in the parish of BASLICK, barony of BALLINTOBBER, county of ROSCOMMON, and province of CONNAUGHT, 5 1/2 miles (E. by S.) from Castlerea; the population is returned with the parish.

    It is situated on the road from Strokestown to Castlerea, and comprises about 40 cabins. The vicinity is bare of trees, with the exception of Millton, the seat of Roderic O'Conner, Esq., where the woods extend down a gentle slope to a turlough of nearly 200 acres, and have a rich appearance. Fairs are held here on the first Thursday (O.S.) in May, Aug 13th and Oct 11th.