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

Parish of Kilmanaheen

  1. Situation & Name; Old Church now entirely defaced; Its grave yard still in use; Kylduff and Liscallooragh burial places for children; Kilcornaun (Cill Chornain - Church of St. Cornan) burial place for children in which it is supposed there was a primitive Irish Church; Caisleán na Duimhche (Castle of the Sand Banks) an old Castle so called by the Irish in Lehinch, a Townland in this Parish but according to some in Kilmacrihy Parish; Said traditionally to have been erected by O’Conor, Chief of Corcomroe; Extract relative to do. from Annals of IV. Masters; Corcomroe (Rents & mansion house of) granted to Torlogh O’Brien in 1585 by a parliament held that year in Monastery of Ennis; Inysdyman set down in College list of Thomond as belonging to the O’Conor; Afterwards passed into the possession of a branch of the O’Briens; O’Conors & O’Briens of Inysdyman now extinct, and the house & estate in possession of M. Finnucane Esq. who descends from the latter family in the female line.

  2. Irish Deed passed by the Sliocht Melachlin O’Loughlin to Earl of Thomond in 1588 and lately found in Dublin; translation of.

Other references to Kilmanaheen Parish in the Ordnance Survey Letters:


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