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County Clare: A History and Topography 1837 by Samuel Lewis


A village, in that part of the parish of Inniscalthra which is in the barony of Leitrim, county of Galway, and province of Connaught, 73/4 miles (N. by W.) from Killaloe, on the road from Woodford to Limerick; containing 171 inhabitants. This place is beautifully situated on Lough Deirgeart, on the confines of the county and province. Here and at Knockafort are piers, where vessels of 20 tons’ burden can load and unload. It is a constabulary police station ; and petty sessions are held here. There is a market-house; fairs are held on the 28th of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.; and a patent exists for a monthly fair, which is not held. It contains the parish church, and a R.C. chapel, erected in 1836.-See Inniscalthra.

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

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