I.T.A. Topographical and General Survey 1942/3
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Barony of: Tulla, Parish: Killaloe, Population: 180
Location and Brief Description:
This village is situated on the Shannon about five miles S. of Killaloe. It derives its name from a bridge of 14 arches built over the Shannon by one of the O’Briens - 4 of these arches were replaced by cast-iron arches, each 60 feet open. The village consists of one street and looks very neat and picturesque.

Brief comments on water supply and sewerage:
Good water supply but no sewerage scheme.

Public Services
Nearest station: Birdhill
Distance: 1½ miles
Bus? Killaloe – Limerick service
Public lighting by—Electricity? No Gas? No

Churches and Services
Church: Church of Ireland
Services (Sundays)
: Every third Sunday at 11 o’clock

Schools and Colleges
National Schools

Fairs and Markets; Half-Holiday
Monthly Fairs and Markets: 14th Jan, 18th April, 8th May, 8th and 25th July, 7th Sept, 6th Nov, 7th Dec.
Weekly Market Day: No
Half-Holiday: Wednesday

Conveyances for Hire (Owners):
Motors (Touring): Mrs. Kelleher, Main St., O’Briensbridge

Date: 26-9-42
(Signed): Michael A Vaughan Surveyor.
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