Presented here is a transcription and discussion of a survey of the Barony
of Ibrickan in 1615. The document represents the earliest rent-roll detailing
the Earl of Thomond’s estate in the barony and lists its chief tenants.
The barony consisted of the parishes of Kilmurry Ibrickan, Killard and
Kilfarboy. This article was first published in the North Munster Antiquarian
Journal vol. 53, 2013, pp. 173-191. Clare County Library is grateful
to Luke McInerney
for donating this article.
The Earl of Thomond’s 1615 Survey
of Ibrickan, Co. Clare by Luke McInerney (PDF)
Sample page from the Survey
Documents from the Thomond Papers
at Petworth House Archive by Luke McInerney
House Collection at the
Local Studies Centre
by Teresa Shoosmith