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County Clare: A History and Topography 1837 by Samuel Lewis


A parish, in the barony of Corcomroe, county of Clare, and province of Munster, 23/4 miles (N. W.) from Ennistymon, on the western coast ; containing 1454 inhabitants. It comprises 2943 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, consisting chiefly of coarse mountain pasture. Here is Moymore, the residence of - Stackpoole, Esq. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kilfenora, forming part of the union of Kilmanaheen ; the rectory forms part of the corps of the archdeaconry of Kilfenora, and the tithes amount to 105, of which 75 is payable to the archdeacon, and 30 to the vicar : there is a glebe of two acres. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Liscanor, and has a plain chapel at Cahirgal. Some remains of the old church still exist.

County Clare A History and Topography by Samuel Lewis
Courtesy of Clare Local Studies Project

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