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Ordnance Survey Letters by John O'Donovan and Eugene Curry, 1839

Parish of Kilmaley

  1. Situation and Name; Old Church; Burial ground attached; Holy Well dedicated to the Virgin Mary, to south of Church, at which devotions are performed for the cure of sore eyes; Holy well to east of Church dedicated to St. Sgreabhan of Clondagad, at which also devotions are performed for the cure of diseases of the eyes; Killclugher burial ground for children in the townland to which it gives name; Cill Leanabh or burial place of the children in Dromanure; Kilmaly Parish coextensive, according to the local historians of the district, with the ancient Territory of Hy-Cormaic, the patrimony of O’h-Aichir (now anglicized Hehir and Hare); The name Hy-Cormaic still well remembered.

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