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
    Dromore West Village
  • County
  • Parish
  • Content
    DROMORE-WEST, a village and post-town, in the parish of KILMACSHALGAN, barony of TYRERAGH, county of SLIGO, and province of CONNAUGHT, 18 miles (W. S.W.) from Sligo town, and 113 (N. N. W.) from Dublin, on the mail coach road from Sligo to Ballina (Co. Mayo); containing 109 inhabitants.

    It consists of about 20 houses, and in the vicinity are several gentlemen's residences, of which Dromore House is the scat of John Fenton, Esq.

    Fairs are held on the first Thursday in Jan, June 6th, and Dec. 29th. A revenue police force has been stationed here, and there is a Roman Catholic chapel.