Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Tipperary

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. Tipperary.


  • Place
    Boley
  • County
    Tipperary
  • Parish
    Boley
  • Content
    BOLY or GALVOLY or GALBOOLY, a parish, in the barony of ELIOGARTY, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 2.25 miles (S.S.E.) from Thurles ; containing 426 inhabitants.

    This parish which is also called Galbooly, and is situated on a branch of the river Suir, comprises 1268 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at 1012 per annum.

    It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Cashel, and is part of the union of Borrisleigh and corps of the treasurership in the cathedral of Cashel; the rectory is impropriate in John Bagwell, Esq., a minor. The tithes amount to £110, which is equally divided between the impropriator and the treasurer.

    There is a pay school, in which are about 70 boys and 30 girls.