Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Sligo

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. Sligo.

  • Place
    Coolaney Town
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    COOLANEY, a small market-town, in the parish of KILLORAN, barony of LENEY, county of SLIGO, and province of CONNAUGHT, 4 miles (w.) from Collooney; containing 326 inhabitants.

    This place is situated on the road from Sligo to Tubbercurry; it contains about 70 houses, and has a penny post to Collooney. Here are a dispensary and a Baptist meeting-house; and it is a station of the constabulary police. In the centre of the village is the court-house, where petty sessions are held on alternate Wednesdays. The market is on Friday, and fairs are held on the 29th of May and 5th of December. It is in contemplation to erect a market-house.