I.T.A. Topographical and General Survey 1942/3
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Barony of: Tulla, Parish: O'Callaghan's Mills, Population: 180
Location and Brief Description:
On main road from Tulla to Limerick being about 4½ miles from Tulla and 14½ miles Limerick.

Description:- A rather small dilapidated village of little interest to the visitor and to the traveller it might have been Goldsmith’s “Deserted Village”.

Is there a Town Hall? Yes Location: On Main St.

Parks, Gardens and Recreation Grounds. Brief Description:
An enclosed hurling park is the (hurls) only park available. It is a fine enclosed grounds situated just outside the village.

Brief comments on water supply and sewerage:
Only water supply is the village pump. There is sewerage scheme.

Public Services
Nearest station: Sixmilebridge
Distance: 8 miles
Bus? On route of I.O.C. bus from Limerick to Portumna
Public lighting by—Electricity? No Gas? No

Churches and Services
Church Services (Sundays)
Protestant At 9.30
Catholic At 8 o’clock on 1st Sundays of month and at 10 o'clock every Sunday.

Postal Facilities
Location of Post Office: On Main St.
Business (? M.O., Telegraph, Telephone): All business

Banks: Sub-office of the National Bank, Tulla and function only on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of months and all fair days.

Social Clubs, Cultural Societies, &c.
Social Clubs: Young Men’s Social Club

Schools and Colleges
National Schools (mixed)

Fairs and Markets; Half-Holiday
Monthly Fairs and Markets: 20th Jan, 16th March, 19th May, 31st August, and 23rd December.
Weekly Market Day: None
Half-Holiday: Tuesday

Garages and Petrol Stations

Date: 8-7-42  
(Signed): Michael A Vaughan Surveyor.
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