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Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland 1845

 

Callaghan's-Mills or O'Callaghan's-Mills

LOWER and UPPER

Two villages in the parish of Killuran, barony of Lower Tulla, Co. Clare, Munster.   They stand on the Ougarnee river, midway between Loughs Breedy and Cloonlea, and on the road from Ennis to Killaloe, 3 miles south-east of Tulla, and 3 north-west of Broadford. Fairs are held on May 8, June 27, and Nov. 15.  The surrounding country, though of limestone soil, is generally bleak and repulsive, and enjoys partial relief only from some isolated hills and small lakes.  In the vicinity are the seats of Kilgourey and Fort Anne. Area of Lower O’Callaghan’s-Mills, 10 acres. Pop., in 1841, 183.   Houses 25.  Area of Upper O’Callaghan’s-Mills, 19 acres.  Pop., in 1841, 148.  Houses 31.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland, 1845
Courtesy of Clare Local Studies Project

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