I.T.A. Topographical and General Survey 1942/3
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Barony of: Tulla, Parish: Ogonnelloe, Population: 650
Location and Brief Description:
(see margin notes in original)
The parish of Ogonnelloe is picturesquely situated on the shores of Lough Derg. It adjoins the parish of Killaloe being about two miles from the town of Killaloe. The greater part of the parish lies in a valley with a background of high hills.

Public Services
Nearest station: Birdhill
Distance: 7 miles
Bus? On Scariff - Limerick route
Public lighting by—Electricity? No Gas? No

Public Libraries: County Council Library in schools

Churches and Services
Church Services (Sundays)
Ballybran R.C.
Ballyloughnane R.C
At 8.30 and 9.30 alternating
Protestant Church
Church of Ireland
Every second Sunday at 9 o’clock

Postal Facilities
Location of Post Office: Ballyhurley
Business (? M.O., Telegraph, Telephone): Post facilities and M.O. No telephone.

Public Monuments (Brief description; inscription to be quoted)
Very fine monument at Tineranna, built of stone slabs and finished on top with marble. Inscription: “Erected by the tenantry of Tineranna to the memory of their excellent landlord Simon C. Purdon, died 7th August 1862 and also by the tenantry of Tineranna and Phililstown to the memory of the Hon. Luisa E. Purdon, died August 10th 1873.”

Schools and Colleges
Ballybran N.S. (mixed)
Carrabaun N.S. (mixed)

Garages and Petrol Stations
J. Hayes

Conveyances for Hire (Owners):
Motors (Touring): J. Hayes, Ogonnelloe, Co. Clare.

Date: 3/9/42
(Signed): Michael A Vaughan Surveyor.
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